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  • Yokota Hosts Bilateral Aviation Safety

    Airmen from the 374th Airlift Wing Safety Office and 353rd Special Operations Group Safety Office hosted guests from the Tokyo Aviation Police and the Japanese Coast Guard to speak about Yokota’s operational procedures on Mid Air Collision Avoidance or MACA, April 7, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.“MACA, in short, keeps aircraft from flying into each
  • Sri Lanka Air Force, JASDF, meet with USAF Search and Rescue

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Representatives of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) and Japanese Ministry of Defense were hosted by the 459th Airlift Squadron on February 13, 2019 at Yokota Air Base as part of a trilateral search and rescue (SAR) exchange.The exchange was a free flow of information regarding SAR practices between the SLAF, Japanese Self
  • Strengthening Ties with Bilateral Exchange

    For over 20 years, Yokota Air Base, Japan has participated in the Bilateral Exchange Program, in which Japan Air Self-Defense Force Airmen experience what it’s like to work as U.S. Air Force Airmen. This year’s 14 day program gave a chance for all Airmen to learn, grow and strengthen relationships together. Kuniko Takamizu, 374th Airlift Wing
  • Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes of 9/11

    A tower run participant releases a dog-tag into a fire fighter's helmet during the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2018. Each run participant held a dog-tag with the name of a first responder who lost their life in the terrorist attacks in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air