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  • Yokota loadmasters conduct routine readiness training

    Loadmasters assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron conducted routine readiness training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Feb. 22.The loadmasters simulated personnel drops and completed an in-flight checklist to ensure simulated paratroopers were properly released from the aircraft. Additionally, the

  • Yokota establishes EFAC

    Effective immediately, Yokota Air Base has established an Emergency Family Assistance Center in support of all Yokota members affected by the recent aircraft mishap. The EFAC is a consolidated facility that provides supportive services during times of acute need and during emergency situations.The

  • Yokota Airmen support MQ-9 mission relocation

    U.S. Air Force aircrew from the 319th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron and the 36th Airlift Squadron loaded cargo into a Yokota Air Base C-130J Super Hercules as part of a unit relocation mission at Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Kanoya Air Base, Japan, Oct. 18, 2023.

  • Yokota first responders prepare for aircraft decontamination

    U.S. Air Force first responders from the 374th Security Forces Squadron, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management flight, and 374th CES fire department simulated an aircraft decontamination scenario at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 21, 2023.

  • No runway? No problem for Team Yokota

    For the second time in recorded history, Team Yokota launched and recovered multiple C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from its Foxtrot taxiway to respond to a simulated damaged airfield during exercise Beverly Morning 24-1 at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 22.In the scenario, Yokota’s primary runway was

  • 374 CS Airmen dig deep in cable trenching scenario

    Airmen assigned to the 374th Communications Squadron dug trenches to lay cables for a secure communication network during Exercise Beverly Morning 24-1 at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 23, 2023.