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  • Yokota Airman recognized for contributions to US-Japan alliance

    The Japan-America Air Force Goodwill Association (JAAGA) recognized Maj. Lance Mazzella, 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron director of operations, during the 2022 JAAGA Award ceremony held at the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Air Defense Command at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 3.JAAGA promotes

  • Bringing health, happiness, prosperity into the New Year

    A few weeks after holiday lights started to illuminate the homes and trees of Yokota Air Base, members of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Operational Support Wing came to the 374th Airlift Wing headquarters building Dec. 16, to add to the decorations with a touch of Japanese culture.

  • Yokota leaders showcase partnership with Japanese tradition

    Plenty of laughs were shared as base leaders and their Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (Koku-Jeitai) counterparts gathered at the Operation Support Wing annual mochi pounding ceremony.Mochi is a traditional Japanese rice cake that is made just in time for the New Year and is widely considered a

  • JASDF provides humanitarian supplies for 71st OCD

    Leadership from the 374th Airlift Wing and Airmen from the 36th Airlift Squadron receive a donation of humanitarian supplies for Operation Christmas Drop from Japan Air Self-Defense Force members of Headquarters Air Support Command at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 21, 2022. This year marks the 71st

  • U.S., Japan Forces perform bilateral logistics training

    Airman 1st Class Dakota Bernhart, 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, center, welcomes members of the Japan Air Self Defense Force, 3rd Depot, during a base facilities tour Dec. 15, 2021, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Opportunities such as tours, exchange events and combined

  • 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