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  • US facilitates Japan Air Operations Center training

    Three years in the making, the 505th Training Squadron fulfilled a request by the government of Japan to assist with understanding how an air operations center plans and executes and how to build instructional standards to enable airpower at the operational level of war.

  • Female aviators honored during US, Japan ‘Fly Girls’ event

    More than 100 middle school and high school students attended the annual ‘Fly Girls’ aviation event hosted by the 36th Airlift Squadron, as part of International Women’s Day, March 8. During the event, members of the 36th AS, 459th AS, and U.S. Air Force flying units from Kadena Air Base, Japan,

  • 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

  • Yokota Airmen visit Japan's Komaki Air Base

    U.S. Airmen from Yokota Air Base’s 36th Airlift Squadron flew to Komaki Air Base in Japan to visit their Japan Air Self-Defense Force counterparts at the 401st Tactical Airlift Squadron to enhance interoperability through an immersion tour.