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Airman Building Care Kit

Tech. Sgt. Matthew Jackson, 374th Contracting Squadron contracting officer, builds a care kit during Operation Gratitude at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 14, 2021. Operation Gratitude serves as an opportunity for the community to provide support and supplies for hundreds of people transiting to and through Yokota. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)

Airman and Volunteers Build Care Kits

Yokota Airmen and volunteers build care kits during Operation Gratitude at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 14, 2021. The care kits contain cleaning supplies, food, and a hand-written letter showing their appreciation for service-members, to lift one’s spirits while quarantined. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)

Airman and Volunteers Build Care Kits

Yokota Airmen and volunteers build care kits during Operation Gratitude at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 14, 2021. Yokota hosts hundreds of people a week, as either a pit-stop or permanent stay, for quarantine or restriction of movement; to meet that demand, there were at least 2,000 bags of goods and supplies packed and readied for distribution. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)

Airman and Volunteers Build Care Kits

Yokota Airmen and volunteers build care kits during Operation Gratitude at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 14, 2021. Oftentimes those in transit to and through Yokota require supplies that would be provided via a sponsor. This operation is designed to provide additional care for members without that support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)

Airman and Volunteers Build Care Kits

Yokota Airmen and volunteers build care kits during Operation Gratitude at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 14, 2021. This year marks the second-annual Operation Gratitude, a charity event involving the American Red Cross, USO, and the 374th Airlift Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)

Yokota Air Base, Japan -- Tech. Sgt. Matthew Jackson, 374th Contracting Squadron contracting officer, builds a care kit during Operation Gratitude at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 14, 2021. Operation Gratitude serves as an opportunity for the community to provide support and supplies for hundreds of people transiting to and through Yokota. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)