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  • Air Ambulance UH-1 Transport Training

    Recently, the 459th Airlift Squadron and 374th Medical Group partnered for an air ambulance UH-1 transport training.
  • Yokota Airmen let their hair down

    U.S. Airmen around the world can breathe a sigh of relief and let their hair down with new hairstyle options expanding from traditional buns to braids, ponytails and some styles in between.
  • U.S-Japan conducts historic airborne operation

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – In the bright Japanese morning sun, stretched across the flightline, more than 500 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members talk, rehearse jump procedures and shimmy parachute packs onto their backs. All the while, U.S. Air Force Airmen prepare 12 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft for a surge unlike any other on record. The first day of history in the making for the U.S. and Japan partnership was full of energy, excitement and critical focus. The 374th Airlift Wing supported the JGSDF, 1st Airborne Brigade, for the largest static-line personnel jump and cargo drop between the U.S. and Japan, for exercise Airborne 21, March 9 to 11.
  • Remembering Desert Storm: Yokota AB's role in establishing air superiority

    Thirty years ago more than 60,800 Total Force Airmen rapidly deployed in support of Operation Desert Storm, including two units out of Yokota Air Base, Japan – known back then as the 374th Tactical Airlift Wing.
  • From Uncertainty to Confidence: One Airman's Voyage to Success

    Everyone deals with trials and tribulations, but what matters most is how a person takes those obstacles and turns them into victories. Senior Airman Kembria Mims, 374th Operation Support Squadron host aviation resources manager, dealt with her fair share of let downs growing up, but her story is a reflection of what it means when you leave your troubles in the past and come out triumphant.  
  • U.S. forces enhance joint capabilities during exercise

    U.S. Marine Corps, Army and Air Force military members discuss mission operations for Joint Exercise Littoral Strike at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 20, 2021. The two-day exercise focused on integration between the U.S. Marine Corps, Army, Air Force and Navy. It consisted of various simulated wartime scenarios, including an
  • CV-22 gets cleaned for inspection

    Senior Airman Brody Lee, 753rd Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, cleans a wing of a CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 21st Special Operations Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 23, 2020. Ospreys under-go an inspection every 180 days, which includes using high pressure hoses and brushes to remove dirt and debris from the
  • First wave of COVID-19 vaccines arrives at Yokota

    The first wave of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shipments has been delivered to Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 26.
  • 2020 Team Yokota Cookie Crunch delivers holiday cheer across Yokota AB

    A volunteer baker drops off cookies for the 2020 Team Yokota Cookie Crunch on Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 18, 2020. More than 15,600 cookies were donated, bagged and distributed to single U.S. and Japan Air Self-Defense Force Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hannah Bean)
  • Yokota Airmen Roundup For Training Rodeo

    An increased level of readiness provides a prepared, lethal and resilient force which remains postured to support rapid global mobility. To maintain those capabilities, the 374th Force Support Squadron participated in the 374th Mission Support Group’s war fighting skills training day, Sept. 28, at the Samurai Training Grounds on Yokota Air Base, Japan.
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