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  • Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors Tackle TCCC

    You have three minutes until your wingman bleeds out. You’re exhausted, sirens are blaring in your ear and you don’t have a hospital at your disposal, only what’s in your backpack and the skills you learned from Tactical Combat Casualty Care training.Over the course of three days, medics assigned to Yokota Air Base, Naval Air Facility Atsugi and
  • Annual Aircraft Arresting System certification

    With an area of responsibility as vast as the Pacific and an ongoing global pandemic, it takes a team effort to ensure the U.S. Military has the airfields it needs to properly work alongside its partner nations to fulfill its mission of maintaining regional stability.It is for that reason the Pacific Air Forces’ F-16 Fighting Falcon Demonstration
  • Flight Provides Vital Support to Entire Continent

    One small unit has the extensive mission of providing support services over a 76.9 million square mile territory.As an active duty service member who has spent 17 years serving overseas, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Troy Sachao, 337th Air Support Flight commander, can detail the unique challenges of being assigned in Australia.“Most of the time when
  • Uniform code of military justice changes

    Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the Military Justice Act of 2016 will instate the most reform to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and Manual for Courts-Martial in decades, modernizing dated aspects of the military justice system while also providing transparency.
  • Air Force extends high year of tenure for E-4s through E-6s

    The Air Force is extending the high year of tenure for senior airmen through technical sergeants beginning Feb. 1, 2019.
  • Yokota’s C-130J Super Hercules makes its debut in Red Flag-Alaska

    After a transition from the older C-130H Hercules model, the 36th Airlift Squadron are ready to provide tactical airlift throughout RF-A. "It’s our first time flying the J-model in RF-A, so it’s really been a learning experience for us as a squadron,” said Capt. Christopher Ansel, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J mission planning cell chief. Yokota’s
  • Yokota Airmen provide airlift at Red Flag-Alaska

    Airmen assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing flew to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to provide joint airlift support during the 2-week exercise, Red Flag-Alaska 18-2. Representing the Pacific’s Premiere Power Projection Platform, the Yokota Airmen joined the approximately 2,000 total service members participating in the exercise each year.
  • Airmen rock at Inaka Festival

    Master Sgt. Julie Bradley, vocalist with the Band of the Pacific-Asia, sings for a crowd during the Tokyo Inaka Festival at Gyokusen Ji Temple, Akiruno City, Tokyo, Japan, June 5, 2016. The Band of the Pacific-Asia performs approximately 200 times each year throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific Region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cody H.
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