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  • 459th Airlift Squadron aids in local exercise

    The 459th Airlift Squadron assisted the Tokyo Metropolitan Government with a disaster preparedness and response drill at Tokyo Rinkai Disaster Prevention Park, Japan, Sept. 3.Disaster preparedness and response drills maintain readiness for both Yokota Air Base and the local community in the event of

  • Yokota building relationships with local aviation enthusiasts

    Yokota hosted a tour for Japanese aviation enthusiasts to enhance their understanding of the 374th Airlift Wing’s mission and aircraft. This was the second time the event was held on the base. Participants had the opportunity to see the aircraft assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing up close and

  • Yokota hosts JASDF Chief of Staff for U.S.-Japan Leadership Program

    Gen. Shunji Izutsu, Japan Air Self-Defense Force Chief of Staff, and local Japan leaders visited U.S. Forces Japan to attend a U.S.-Japan Leadership Program gathering, reaffirming the importance of the U.S. Air Force – Japan Self-Defense Force alliance, March 19, 2022.

  • Rescue Rodeo 2021

    A 320th Special Tactics Squadron Airman climbs into a UH-1N Iroquois helicopter during a Rescue Rodeo event at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 12, 2021. The 320th STS Airmen train to operate in adverse conditions through a variety of exercises to accomplish their mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior

  • Numazu Beach Landing, a 459th AS first

    Capt. Jose Sahagun Flores, 459th Airlift Squadron flight safety officer, left, and Capt. Nick Curren, 316th Operations Support Squadron, Joint Base Andrews, Md., training officer, fly over Numazu Beach, Japan for the first time, Feb. 18, 2021. During the flight the pilots conducted various water and