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  • Casualty rep continues to serve families at Yokota

    Throughout her adult life she has supported the military, serving as an enlisted personnel specialist for four years and commissioned to complete another four years as an officer, and now, after hanging up her uniform, she continues to serve as a Department of Defense civilian.Tanquer Dyer brings this experience and a drive to help others to her
  • Learning through partnership

    One of the best aspects of being stationed overseas is being able to learn from the men and women of your host nation's military and civilian population. But while we often work side by side with our counterparts, we often don't learn as much about each other's culture as we may think, which is why the 374th Airlift Wing leadership supports the
  • CES course builds a better Airman

    Not every Airman remembers the important aspects of the dress and appearance Air Force Instruction. Not every airman first class knows how to write bullets for an Enlisted Performance Report, or what to expect when facing a board of their peers for an award.For Airmen of the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron, the Airman Professional Enhancement Course
  • Airmen hit the slopes with outdoor rec

    Taking care of Yokota Airmen is a wing priority -- and something the 374th Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation office does well.Outdoor recreation offers trips as a convenient way for service members stationed here to leave base and experience Japanese culture. Outdoor recreation hosts both day and overnight trips available to all base
  • Rise of the Cyber Wingman: 10 principles Airmen must know

    Every day, malicious code, worms, botnets and hooks attack Air Force computers hardware, software and the Internet. They infiltrate classified information and compromise national security. In response, the Air Force is stepping up its mission to defend cyberspace.Cyberspace adversaries attack Department of Defense computer networks every day. They
  • Sponsors--lifelines for newcomers

    For a newcomer to Yokota a sponsor can make or break a person's Permanent Change of Station. Sponsors are responsible for not only helping a newcomer get to a new base, but also to help them adjust to their new surroundings. "Sponsorship actually belongs to the receiving unit commander, they are responsible for appointing the newcomer a sponsor,"
  • Dental trauma prevention

    Prevention of dental trauma in children is a very important aspect of their overall health. The highest risk of trauma to children's baby teeth occurs at ages 2 to 3 when they begin moving around on their own and are developing their motor coordination. The most common age of children having an injury to their permanent teeth occurs between ages 6
  • Caution: Using cell phones as modem can lead to high bills

    Using your cell phone to connect your laptop to the Internet can be a very convenient way to stay in touch when you are traveling. Back in the United States, some companies offer unlimited internet connections for a set cost. However things are different in Japan. There are no flat rate connection fees and the fees are also much higher than
  • Legal issues and wireless Internet

    Wireless routers and cards can make connecting to the Internet very simple; you can connect to the internet anytime you're in range of wireless hotspots in places like libraries, airports, coffee shops, etc. However, there are some legal issues you should be aware of when using a wireless connection. Setting up a wireless network is a very simple
  • Healthcare for college-bound students

    When it's time for children to go to college, parents will face many decisions. Continued health care coverage is one of them. Tricare covers eligible students until age 23 as long as they attend school full time. One decision parents will have to make is determining which Tricare option will work best for their children. Although families may be
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