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  • 311th Field Hospital performs medical exercise at Yokota

    Soldiers from the 311th Field Hospital from Blacklick, Ohio, prepare to lower a tent after an Army field exercise at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 25, 2021. With the assistance of the 18th Medical Command and the 374th Airlift Wing, the 311th Field Hospital received the opportunity to mock forward deploy and practice setting up a 32-bed hospital in
  • Yokota 2021 Pride Parade

    Members of the Yokota community participate in the 2021 pride parade at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 26, 2021. Pride month is held annually and recognizes the importance of diversity within the LGBTQ community as well as the many achievements of their individuals.
  • 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) commander visits

    Maj. Gen. Michael Place, 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) commanding general, center, enters into the War Reserve Materiel warehouse at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 24, 2021. During a tour of the base, Place visited both the WRM warehouse and Patient Movement Inventory Center to gain a better understanding of how Yokota Air Base could
  • Home Sweet Home

    Becoming a parent is not the easiest task; there are a slew of various checklists going through each parents’ mind with the primary concern set on the health and development of their child. One of the last things a parent might have to think of is whether their home nation will give their child citizenship.
  • Air Force ground convoy, a story from Operation Iraqi Freedom

    It was about 5 a.m. when, then 1st Lieutenant Murray woke up to news that members from one of his squads outside the wire were to be medically evacuated.That morning a five-ton gun truck was involved in an accident while providing security for a convoy.  The five-ton gun truck rolled over three times, breaking the gun box off of the roof and
  • Yokota, Japan honor fallen warriors during memorial ceremony

    Members from Yokota Air Base, Camp Zama and Shizuoka City came together, June 19, for a memorial ceremony at Mt. Shizuhata, Aoi Ward, Shizuoka city, Japan.
  • Yokota begins administering COVID-19 vaccines to local employees

    The 374th Medical Group started administering COVID-19 vaccines to local employees, including Master Labor Contractors and Indirect Hire Agreement, (MLC/IHA) who wish to be vaccinated, June 18.
  • Black labs bring enhanced capabilities to the kennel

    The 374th Security Forces Squadron received a 5-year-old and 4-year-old black Labrador retriever from the III Marine Expeditionary Force located at Camp Hansen in Okinawa, May 17.
  • En route to Red Flag- Alaska 21-2

    Fourteen A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, park at a ramp, May 24, 2021, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. This team of A-10s arrived at Yokota in preparation for Red Flag Alaska 21-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat
  • Kanto Plains Special Olympics kicks off with a Mitigation Plan against COVID

    The Kanto Plains Special Olympics committee created a mitigation plan to continue this year's athletic games despite COVID restrictions.