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  • Frostbite Road Race reunites neighboring communities

    Team Yokota held its 42nd Frostbite Road Race, the first held in three years due to COVID-19 restrictions, on a course that wove throughout the base on Jan. 22, 2023.The run began in 1981 and has since gathered a large following, and now sits as one of the top 100 road races held in Japan.

  • Team Yokota’s Honor Guardsman of the Year

    In July of 2022, the Yokota Honor Guard team was losing members to deployments left and right, but in their hour of need, Airman 1st Class Jatravious Ingram stepped up. Ingram is assigned to the 374th Security Forces Squadron as a patrolman and alarm monitor. All of the facilities on base that have

  • Team Yokota aids Space Systems Command in historic US-JP space partnership

    Yokota’s very own 374th Mission Support Group and hosted Air Mobility Command unit, the 730th Air Mobility Squadron, assisted the U.S. Space Force Space Systems Command (SSC) to deliver the first of two payloads to be hosted on Japan’s Geo-based Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS), Jan. 17.

  • Multilateral leadership celebrates with New Year Jumps 2023

    Yokota Air Base leadership, alongside multilateral partners from the US Army, US Navy, and Japan Self Defense Forces, observed the annual New Year's Jumps exercise at the Camp Narashino Training Area in Chiba, Japan, on Jan. 8, 2023. The first jump exercise of the year in Japan showcases a bilateral

  • Fueling the Pacific

    Aircraft land at Yokota Air Base almost every day, serving as the busiest transportation hub in the Western Indo-Pacific and servicing aircraft from all over the world.But aircraft can’t get here without help. An important part of getting planes to where they need to go, is fueling them up. The

  • Yokota participates in multilateral New Year’s Jump exercise

    A multilateral collaboration of U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, British army, Australian army, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members conducted an annual New Year’s Jump exercise at Camp Narashino, Chiba, Japan, Jan. 8, 2023.More than 180 paratroopers participated in the event jumping from three

  • Yokota postal operations ramp up for the holidays

    The Pacific Air Forces Air Postal Squadron has been sorting and delivering two to three times the amount of mail during the holiday season while working seven days a week to ensure an increased flow of mail can be sorted and delivered across the region. Yokota Air Base’s geographical location makes