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  • Newly installed AAS maintains Yokota’s readiness

    An F-16DJ Fighting Falcon assigned to the 35th Fighter Wing, Misawa Air Base, Japan, approaches a barrier cable during the initial certification test of the newly installed flightline BAK-12 barrier, aircraft arresting system (AAS) at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 13, 2021. The tail-hook latches onto the AAS cable which then rapidly decelerates the
  • Length of Service

    The mighty Sakura cherry blossom trees that tower over the Yokota streets were once small saplings, no higher than your knee. Daniel Timperio, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron furniture and upholstery supervisor, and Keiichi Nishimura, 374th CES deputy fire chief, remember the start of these saplings and watched them grow over 40 years of dedicated service to the U.S. Air Force.
  • Yokota CBRN training adapts to pandemic constraints

    Members of the 374th Civil Engineering Squadron Emergency Management team have found a way to continue the mission while limiting the risk of COVID-19 transmission by moving Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear training to the great outdoors, July 22, 2020, Yokota Air Base, Japan.
  • 374 CES Train on Rapid Airfield Damage Repair

    Airmen with the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron begin filling a crater with water and concrete, as part of Rapid Airfield Damage Repair (RADR), during Exercise Beverly Morning 18-04, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 2, 2018. RADR is a multi-staged process which quickly and effectively repairs airfields, allowing for operations to continue in combat
  • Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes of 9/11

    A tower run participant releases a dog-tag into a fire fighter's helmet during the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2018. Each run participant held a dog-tag with the name of a first responder who lost their life in the terrorist attacks in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air
  • Air Force and Marines accomplish joint fire training

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – On a hot summer day at the fire-pit on Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting specialists assigned to Marine Air Base Iwakuni, Japan, and 374th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters dawned their personal protective gear, grabbed a firehose and battled a raging inferno coming from a simulated aircraft.From
  • Yokota Airmen conduct simulated aircraft crash

    Senior Airman Thomas Smith, left, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, fastens and checks protective gear for Hidekazu Suzuki, 374th CES firefighter, while conducting simulated aircraft fire drill at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 8, 2018. Aircraft live-fire training is conducted periodically throughout the year to ensure Airmen and civilian