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  • Yokota honors host nation traditions during Japan Culture Day

    Members of the Yokota community celebrated Japan Culture Day by partaking in Japanese traditions at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 26. Over 600 Japanese employees and members of the Yokota community came together to  help celebrate and bring good fortune into the new year. 

  • Yokota leaders showcase partnership with Japanese tradition

    Plenty of laughs were shared as base leaders and their Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (Koku-Jeitai) counterparts gathered at the Operation Support Wing annual mochi pounding ceremony.Mochi is a traditional Japanese rice cake that is made just in time for the New Year and is widely considered a