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  • U.S., Japan Forces perform bilateral logistics training

    Airman 1st Class Dakota Bernhart, 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, center, welcomes members of the Japan Air Self Defense Force, 3rd Depot, during a base facilities tour Dec. 15, 2021, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Opportunities such as tours, exchange events and combined

  • C-130 joint jump training at Yokota

    Marines assigned to the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, jump from the loading dock of a 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules during high altitude, low opening (HALO) parachute jumps at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 17, 2021. HALO training allows joint training

  • A loadmaster completes her first Operation Christmas Drop

    It was a hot, muggy day, but Santa still had to deliver presents to islands in the Pacific.For a lot of people in the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau, one of their Santas during the 70th Anniversary of Operation Christmas Drop was Senior Airman Kim Doyle, 36th Airlift

  • Joint Jump Training at Yokota

    A Marine assigned to the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, sets up a drop zone marker during a helicopter high altitude, low opening (HALO) parachute jump training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 13, 2021. U.S. Marines and a U.S. Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape

  • U.S., Japan strengthen friendship during 374th AW Holiday Social

    U.S. Air Force leadership and Japanese partners from the Japan Air Self Defense Forces, Japan America Air Force Goodwill Association, friendship clubs, and the Government of Japan, attended a Christmas holiday social event at the Yokota Air Base Officer’s Club, Dec. 11, 2021. The social event was an

  • PACAF AIRPS keeps people connected during holidays

    It's no secret the holidays can bring increased traffic to postal operations, especially overseas. Family members are sending packages to loved ones to and from the U.S., active-duty members are ordering presents, taking advantage of holiday deals and many are sending out their holiday greetings.

  • U.S., Koku-Jieitai engineers practice rapid runway repair at Yokota

    U.S. Air Force and Koku-Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) civil engineers repaired concrete damage side-by-side in a Rapid Airfield Damage Repair exercise on Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 2.Bilateral exercises like these allow the two nations to understand each other’s processes and integrate

  • 374th Airlift Wing and allies prepare for Operation Christmas Drop

    A C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron, from Yokota Air Base, takes off at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 2, 2021, for the 70th Anniversary of Operation Christmas Drop. OCD is the Department of Defense’s longest-running humanitarian assistance and disaster relief