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  • Yokota supports joint missions

    More than 35 aircraft and approximately 800 Airmen from Pacific Air Forces and Air Combat Command deployed to the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s area of responsibility in July to participate in Operation Pacific Iron 2021. Yokota Air Base provided airlift support to multiple locations throughout Pacific Iron via C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron.
  • Yokota Hones Active Shooter Response Training

    Airmen assigned to 374th Security Forces Squadron fire blank ammunition during an active shooter exercise at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 5, 2021. Blank ammunition was utilized to simulate combat during an active shooter scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)
  • First Army Exercise Forager 21 gets a lift from 36th AS

    Aircrew assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron helped transport Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers with the 1st Airborne Brigade and U.S. Army Soldiers with 82nd Airborne Division, 1st Special Forces Group, to a drop zone in Guam to test their jumping capabilities.
  • A Moment in Time

    The 374th Airlift Wing and Japan Air Self-Defense Force Operations Support Wing leadership participated in a time capsule burial ceremony, July 29, 2021, to reflect on obstacles Yokota faced and overcame in the year 2020. 
  • 2002 Olympic gold medalist visits Yokota

    The Olympic Salute event was a chance for Airmen to compete in various sports events in the spirit of the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games.
  • A mile in a defender’s boots

    The 374th Security Forces Squadron hosted the fourth iteration of the 374th Mission Support Group training day on July 21, 2021, where Airmen from other MSG squadrons learned about the SFS mission.The training was conducted as part of the group’s focus to enhance Yokota’s Agile Combat Employment capabilities, which allows for a faster response to
  • U.K. Secretary of State for Defence visits Yokota

    U.K. Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace visit to Yokota Air Base, Japan, demonstrates the importance of the U.K.-U.S.-Japan defense partnership and interoperability between international partners in the Indo-Pacific region.
  • Yokota trainers instruct CQC tactics

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joshua Cordova, 374th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of training, shares tactical points with Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers assigned to the 34th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division, during close-quarters combat bilateral training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, July 2, 2021. The 374th SFS trainers welcomed
  • RED HORSE Airmen expand Yokota’s airlift capability

    Members of the 800th RED HORSE Group partnered with the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron, as they continue construction on Yokota Air Base’s flightline June 30, 2021. Once complete, the nearly four-year phased construction project will enhance the capacity and capability of the 374th Airlift Wing’s mission.
  • Yokota Hosts Celebrate America 2021

    Fireworks explode behind a C-130J Super Hercules during a celebrate America at Yokota Air Base, Japan, July 2, 2021. The fireworks show was part of the Independence Day celebration hosted by the 374th Force Support Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brieana E. Bolfing)