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  • Yokota Airmen conduct CBRN training at Camp Fuji

    After a two-hour bus ride, Yokota Airmen arrived at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji. Immediately after getting off the bus, a trainer yelled, “MOPP Level 2!” Airmen may have felt like they were back in Basic Military Training, but this Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear training course was established by Yokota’s 374th Civil Engineer Squadron Readiness and Emergency Management Flight.
  • Skilled in Combat

    Recently a team of 374th Security Forces Squadron defenders won the Advanced Combat Skills Assessment competition held June 18-22, 2018, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.  The competition featured teams made of the best security forces members from Air Force bases across the Pacific. During the span of one week, the teams were tested on their
  • SecDef James Mattis Visits Japan

    Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis is greeted by, from left, U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Christopher J. Mahoney, USFJ deputy commander, Koku-Jieitai Lt. Gen. Hiroaki Maehara, Air Defense Command commander and U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen Jerry P. Martinez, U.S. Forces-Japan commander after landing at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 28, 2018. Mattis is
  • Team Yokota Comes Together to Celebrate Pride

    The race started with a bang as a sea of color rounded the first turn. Rainbow flags draped on the backs of some while most wore their brightest clothing in support. It was not just a run, it was a celebration.For the hundred plus people who participated in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride month 5k and other pride events at Yokota
  • U.S., Japanese Tradition Honors the Fallen

    Traditions celebrate many things all across the world. For Yokota Airmen and members of the Shizuoka community, the annual B-29 Memorial Ceremony celebrates a tradition of honor, respect and unity.  On June 19, 1945, in the midst of WWII, two U.S. Army Air Force B-29 Superfortresses, from the 314th Bomb Wing, were on a bombing raid over Shizuoka
  • Wing Immersion Program sets Airmen up for Success

    The first day at a new job is always a little stressful. It stems from a fear of the unknown. Questions about training, management and success weigh on the brain as the nerves of making a great first impression settle in.For the Airmen who participated in the 2nd Quarter Wing Immersion Program at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 20, 2018, they had a
  • Federal Voting Assistance Program

    United States Uniformed Service Members and Overseas U.S. citizens, We work with the Military Services and Overseas Citizens groups to conduct Voting Emphasis Weeks in an effort to inform absentee voters of their right to vote and help ensure they are aware of the steps they need to follow. START THE PROCESS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE WITH AN FEDERAL POST
  • The Process: Green Means Go

    My wife, Joheart, walked up to me with a smile and said the words we’ve been waiting more than four months to hear - “it’s been approved!”Joheart and our daughter, Toni, are from the Philippines and have never been to the United States, so they needed to obtain their green cards and visas prior to entering the country.We filled out countless forms