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  • Find, Secure, Return; Yokota Airmen complete Fuji drop

    A C-130J Super Hercules, assigned with the 36th Airlift Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan, drops bundles at the Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, March 25, 2020. The 36th AS completed formation flight training as well as dropped pallets consisting of simulated heavy equipment and containerized delivery system bundles. (U.S. Air Force
  • Yokota performs first-ever C-130J assault landing on Foxtrot taxiway

    For the first time ever, Team Yokota conducted a C-130J assault landing on the Foxtrot taxiway March 26.Foxtrot taxiway was originally used for the legacy C-130H models from 1991 to 2001, after that, Yokota’s airlifters have used the permanently painted hard-surface on the main runway.The taxiway was brought out of retirement and repurposed for
  • USAF, Japan Honors Fallen

    Yokota Air Base, Japan, Honor Guardsmen present the colors during the 47th annual B-29 Memorial Ceremony, at Sengen Shrine in Shizuoka City, Japan, June 22, 2019. The ceremony takes place to honor the lives of those who perished during a bombing raid over Shizuoka City during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)
  • Yokota-bound Airman aces hydraulic systems course

    Airman Rendon W. McClain, assigned to the 374th Maintenance Squadron at Yokota, aced the 364th Training Squadron’s hydraulic systems apprentice course recently, mastering each testing benchmark with perfect scores.
  • A Boeing KC-46 visits Yokota

    A Boeing KC-46A Pegasus visited Yokota Air Base, Japan for the first time, Oct. 23, 2018, during a system evaluation. The KC-46A extends refueling capacity and range, improves capabilities and efficiency, and has the ability to perform cargo and aeromedical evacuation missions.
  • Yokota in full bloom

    Cherry blossoms are in full bloom along McGuire Avenue at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 30, 2018. The Sakura trees reached full bloom eight days earlier than the previous year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)
  • Yokota Airmen conduct simulated aircraft crash

    Senior Airman Thomas Smith, left, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, fastens and checks protective gear for Hidekazu Suzuki, 374th CES firefighter, while conducting simulated aircraft fire drill at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 8, 2018. Aircraft live-fire training is conducted periodically throughout the year to ensure Airmen and civilian
  • The United Nations Command (Rear) Change of Command

    Royal Australian Air Force Group Captain Adam Williams assumed command of United Nations Command Rear, from Royal Australian Air Force Group Captain Micheal W. Jansen during a change of command ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 29.
  • Airmen, Marines participate in Jump training

    U.S. Air Force aircrews with the 36th Airlift Squadron watch U.S. Marine jumpers descend from an Air Force C-130H Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 23, 2017, during jump week. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air