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  • 5 AF memorial dedication Oct. 13

    In memory of the oldest and continuously active numbered Air Force in the United States Air Force, the 5th Air Force Memorial Foundation (5AFMF) is having a formal dedication ceremony to unveil the 5 AF Memorial plaque at the Hill Air Force Base, Utah Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Aerospace Memorial Chapel. This identification plaque has a special
  • May is Better SPEECH and Hearing Month

    May is Better Speech and Hearing Month. During this month the 374th Medical Group staff is raising Yokota's awareness of the impact of hearing and hearing loss by sharing a few facts. Childhood Hearing Loss: - The vast majority of hospitals now offer newborn hearing screening before discharge from the hospital. - All children should be screened for
  • COLA survey available until May 31

    Due to the Cost of Living Allowance dropping significantly during the past year, Yokota personnel are being encouraged to participate in a Living Pattern Survey to help determine the rates for people stationed in Japan. "COLA seems to always be a topic of interest here," said 2nd Lt. Kari McIntyre, 374th Comptroller Squadron financial services
  • Exercising PACAF fitness month options

    In recognition of May Fitness Month, the 374th Services Division personnel invites everyone to "Exercise Your Options" during the rest of the month. "We are offering a number of fitness events here throughout the month of May, including aerobics classes at the Samurai Fitness Center, a free yoga demonstration class at the Taiyo Community Center,
  • Yokota celebrates Pacific heritage

    May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month - a time set aside to celebrate Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander descent and for these groups to showcase the diverse and beautiful aspects of their cultures. On Oct. 5, 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed a Joint Resolution designating the first 10 days of May as Asian/Pacific Heritage Week. In
  • SNCO earns AMC recognition

    A senior noncommissioned officer with the 730th Air Mobility Squadron was recognized as Air Mobility Command's Command and Control SNCO of the year. "Master Sgt. Jacinda Rivers was nominated for this award for her outstanding contributions in her professional capacity as superintendent," said Maj. Michael Manney, 730 AMS assistant director of
  • 374 MDOS Airman earns national VFW recognition

    An Airman from the 374th Medical Operations Squadron won the 2006 Veterans of Foreign Wars National Emergency Medical Technician Gold Medal Award. Senior Airman Ontario Rogers earned the award due to his performance of his job within the squadron and the community. "He has a contagious, positive personality and has quickly become my go-to
  • PACAF commander visits Yokota

    The top Air Force general in the Pacific visited Yokota Air Base May 10 and took some time to provide Airmen news about Pacific Air Forces operations. Gen. Paul Hester, PACAF commander, discussed key points including maintaining relations with the Japanese Air Self Defense Force, budget cuts and how they are unlikely affect Airmen's salary as well
  • Sole survival, taking one step at a time

    It can be said that all well-built structures possess a solid foundation. Every building, whether it's a residential dwelling, office building or skyscraper, begins with a specific design for a tough and firm foundation. The exact same can be said for the human body. Our feet are the rock-solid structures designed to take the punishment we put our