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  • 374 LRS helps clean Mizuho community

    Volunteers from the 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron and their family members joined the Mizuho community during the 25th Mizuho Town Annual Cleanup. June is environmental month in Japan and during the cleanup Japanese citizens pick up trash and clean the streets and parks. This year the community invited the 374 LRS to help them with this
  • MXG commander prepares to hand over reigns

    Col. Michael Riddle, 374th Maintenance Group commander, will relinquish command to Col. Gerald Frisbee, Air Mobility Command headquarters, at 9 a.m. June 14 at the Yokota Enlisted Club. While commanding the 374 MXG the group transitioned from the old C-130E models to the newer H-model aircraft while maintaining desert deployments and almost
  • Yokota Warriors “Set the Standard”

    Most people like to participate in sport programs, but how many sports also have a mentorship program? Coach Christopher Bell, Yokota Warriors varsity football team, has developed Set the Standard. This is a mentorship program where football players are required to maintain a certain standard which helps keep the Airmen on track and also gives back
  • Military pets require TLC too

    For some military members pets are considered as part of the family. When pet owners relocate to overseas assignment personnel must go through their base veterinary clinic to guarantee the safety and health care of their pets. The United States Army Veterinary Command provides military veterinary services in support of military and Department of
  • Summerbration celebrates season

    Despite the threat of thunderstorms, Yokota East Elementary School's Summerbration celebration was a success May 19. With more than 150 guests in attendance, the carnival-type festival featured games, contests, food and a visit from the school's mascot, the giant Panda. The event is hosted each spring by the Parent Teacher Organization and marks
  • Yokota hosts Pacific Global Air Mobility Seminar

    United States Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force and Japan Air Self Defense Force personnel gathered at Yokota Air Base on May 17 and 18 to discuss the roles of air mobility and mission capabilities that the countries provide to the Pacific region. The Pacific Global Air Mobility Seminar is an office of the Secretary of Defense directed, U.S.
  • Nurse provides information, support for Yokota parents

    Have a question about parenting? Chances are Family Advocacy Nurse Janet Kokosinski has the answer. As director of the First Time Parent Program, facilitator of the Ha Ha Mom's Group and a host of other classes and series, Ms. Kokosinski has fast become Yokota's resident parent expert. First-time mom, Eileen Ferguson enrolled in the First Time
  • Dental Squadron NCO nominated for NAACP award

    A noncommissioned officer from the 374th Dental Squadron was nominated for the annual National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Roy Wilkins Renowned Service Award. Master Sgt. Edwin Holland was nominated to represent Pacific Air Forces in the competition for this award because of his professional leadership, community involvement
  • 101 Critical Days of Summers Kicks off Sunday

    While temperatures are beginning to rise as the summer months approach, typically so do the Air Force mishap rates. The "101 Critical Days of Summer" campaign kicks off Sunday and safety is paramount. "Historically, the Air Force has seen an increase in the number of mishaps during the summer months, hence the 101 CDS that runs from Memorial Day