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  • Black History Month kicks off at Yokota

    The 374th Airlift Wing marked the beginning of February with a Black History Month kick-off celebration at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Feb. 1, 2024. The celebration featured music, trivia, games and line dancing.Black History Month was established in 1976 when President Gerald R. Ford extended the

  • 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. 

  • Team Yokota receives PACAF awards for excellence in safety

    U.S. Air Force Col. Brent Harms (left), Pacific Air Forces director of safety, presents Tech. Sgt. Ty Ward, 374th Maintenance Squadron engines NCOIC, with the PACAF Chief of Safety Aviation Maintenance Safety Team award at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 23, 2024. The 374th Maintenance Group Hot Pit

  • Athletes shine in Kanto Plains Special Olympics

    Athletes and volunteers convened from around the region to take part in the Kanto Plains Special Olympics, held at Yokota High School, Nov. 4. The Kanto Plains Special Olympics allows those with intellectual or physical disabilities to hone physical fitness skills, develop interpersonal skills, and

  • Japan-American AF Goodwill Association visits Yokota

    Fifth Air Force hosted a tour for 37 Japan-American Air Force Goodwill Association members at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 3, which provided the opportunity to engage with base personnel and to further strengthen the friendship between the Japanese public and U.S. forces.