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  • Children mock deploy for Operation K.U.D.O.S.

    Children performed a mock deployment for Operation Kids Understanding Deployment Operations April 30, 2022. Operations K.U.D.O.S. consisted of toy weapon training, a C-130J Super Hercules tour and a mock medical checkup to simulate a deployed environment.

  • Ambassador’s Youth Council tours Yokota

    The Ambassador’s Youth Council of Kansai visited Yokota Air Base on April 22 as part of a larger study tour to learn more about U.S.-Japan relations.The program, run by the American Consulate General Osaka-Kobe, came to the base to see how Yokota operates in Japan and how it partners with the Japan

  • Yokota Airmen practice ACE concepts at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni

    More than 30 members of the 374th Airlift Wing traveled to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni to practice an Agile Combat Employment exercise called Operation Mega Force from April 18 to 20.The purpose of the operation was to integrate with III Marine Expeditionary Force and practice airdrop

  • JGSDF personnel conduct joint CBRN study with Yokota Airmen

    The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Central Biological Chemical Weapons Defense Unit participated in a joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear decontamination study, April 18 and 21, 2022, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The study was a two-day event involving familiarization briefings from

  • Yokota celebrates 10 year anniversary of relocation of ADC HQ

    Leadership from the 374th Airlift Wing and 5th Air Force participated alongside their Japan Air Self-Defense Force (Koku-Jieitai) counterparts in the 10th anniversary of the relocation of the Air Defense Command headquarters to Yokota Air Base, Japan on April 21, 2022.

  • U.S., Japan perform bilateral jump training

    Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 1st Airborne Brigade soldiers execute a static line jump near Narashino training field, Japan, during a bilateral jump training with the 36th Airlift Squadron, April 19, 2022. The goal of this event is to improve interoperability between the USAF and JGSDF by defense

  • Yokota receives control module, steam generator for base power plant

    The 374th Civil Engineer Squadron received a packaged electrical control module and a heat recovery steam generator for Yokota’s new power plant April 13.The PECM essentially works as the brain of the power plant. The computers connected to it to run the plant remotely, while the steam generator

  • 374th SFS hosts Excellence-In-Competition

    The 374th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance section hosts an Excellence-In-Competition M9 Beretta pistol event at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 12, 2022. The four-day competition was held to boost morale and test 165 active-duty military members on how accurate they can