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  • Yokota AFWERX team seeks to invest, innovate, inform

    Twenty members from Yokota Air Base attended the Defense and Security Equipment International (DSEI) Japan exhibition on March 16, in Tokyo, to seek out new, cutting-edge technology in a trip organized by YokoWERX, an AFWERX spark cell at Yokota that helps innovative Airmen bring their ideas to

  • Frostbite Road Race reunites neighboring communities

    Team Yokota held its 42nd Frostbite Road Race, the first held in three years due to COVID-19 restrictions, on a course that wove throughout the base on Jan. 22, 2023.The run began in 1981 and has since gathered a large following, and now sits as one of the top 100 road races held in Japan.

  • Yokota Air Base receives traffic safety award

    Yokota Air Base has continuously demonstrated an interest in traffic safety and actively participated in the prevention of traffic mishaps in the local community. The award was given in recognition of the Safety Office's continuous cooperation with the Metropolitan Fussa Police station to help

  • Vice President Harris visits Japan

    Vice President of the United States Kamala D. Harris arrived at Yokota Air Base, Japan, onboard Air Force Two, Sep. 26, 2022. Vice President Harris will join other dignitaries and world leaders to pay tribute to the life and memory of former Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his state funeral. 

  • Col. Campbell signing off

    Col. Andrew Campbell, 374th Airlift Wing commander, addressed American Forces Network-Tokyo listeners for the last time before he relinquishes command of the 374th AW, June 10. Campbell addressed the upcoming change of command on June 23, his love for the community and appreciation for the support

  • 374th FSS Airmen simulate mass casualty response

    Airmen from the 374th Force Support Squadron responded to a simulated mass casualty scenario as part of a Samurai Readiness Inspection (SRI), Oct. 28, 2021.During SRIs, Mortuary Affairs is augmented with 374th FSS Airmen from multiple career fields. It provides experience in this specialized

  • 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,

  • Special Cargo

    From aerosols and trucks to classified documents and medical supplies, 730th Air Mobility Squadron (AMS) work closely with the Japanese military to move a multitude of assets. In the month of August, special handling started receiving shipments of Aegis Missiles, which are meant to sustain the