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  • 36th Airlift Squadron, JGSDF team up for jump training

    Approximately 121 JGSDF paratroopers from the 1st Airborne Brigade jumped from C-130J aircraft assigned to the 36th AS for multiple days, sustaining the wing’s airlift capabilities and its effectiveness to transport and insert JGSDF personnel.

  • Yokota commemorates service during Veterans Day Ceremony

    Service members and civilians participate in the 2022 Yokota Veterans Day Ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 10, 2022. The ceremony included a formation with service members from each U.S. military branch, as well as members of the Japan Self-Defense Force, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9555

  • Yokota partners with community during Fussa City beautification project

    Airmen assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing plant flowers alongside members of the Fussa City community during a city beautification project at Fussa City, Japan, Oct. 31, 2022. The project was an opportunity for Team Yokota to strengthen its ties and friendship with Japanese neighbors outside the

  • 319th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron assumption of command

    Lt Col. Alexander Kelly, 319th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron incoming commander, formally assumed command of the 319th ERS at Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Kanoya Air Base, Japan, October 23, 2022.The lineage of the 319th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron dates to the 319th Fighter

  • PACAF and JASDF hosts bilateral civil engineer key leader engagement

    Civil engineer leaders from Pacific Air Forces and Japan Air Self-Defense Force toured each other’s facilities to learn how they function. They exchanged knowledge and expertise for accelerating interoperability to make both country's civil engineer forces stronger together.

  • 21st SOS supports U.S. Marines in Resolute Dragon exercise

    The 21st Special Operations Squadron is specialized in the use of the CV-22 Osprey in conducting long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations forces. The CV-22 is equipped with integrated threat countermeasures, terrain-following radar, infrared sensors and

  • A symbol of friendship between U. S. and Japan was planted

    The cherry tree was planted as a symbol of the friendship between Akishima-Yokota Friendship Club and Yokota Air Base in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the foundation of the club. The Akishima-Yokota Friendship Club was established aiming to deepen mutual understanding and to promote

  • The 374th Force Support Squadron hosts Eventageous

    Members of the 374th Airlift Wing and their families gathered during the 374th Force Support Squadron’s annual family day event Eventageous at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 1, 2022. Events like Eventageous gives Yokota members an opportunity to bond with each other and their families. The afternoon