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  • USAF volunteer efforts uplift Kanoya community

    Members of the 319th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron and 374th Airlift Wing, deployed to Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Kanoya Air Base, have now dedicated dozens of hours volunteering to serve the local area since arriving in October 2022, in addition to their primary mission of supporting

  • Yokota hosts 47th annual Japanese-American Friendship Festival

    The 374th Airlift Wing hosted the 47th annual Japanese-American Friendship Festival 2023 on May 20 and 21, welcoming over 193,000 people to the Yokota Air Base airfield.The base opened to the public for two full days of aircraft static displays, live music, food, fun, and aerial exhibitions of

  • Team Yokota observes Police Week, remembers fallen

    The 374th Security Forces Squadron hosted a series of events May 15-18, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, to appreciate and commemorate police officers, who protect their communities with their lives, in honor of National Police Week.

  • Yokota AB Exchange named among top in the world

    The Yokota Air Base Exchange has been named among the best in the world, receiving the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s highest honor, the Director/CEO Cup.The Yokota Exchange—which encompasses a main store, three Expresses, a Military Clothing store, 10 restaurants, a theater and more, including

  • Airman thanks Yokota educators for 50 years of service with combat flag

    A combat flag, recently flown over Syria, was presented to Yokota High School during a ceremony on May 11, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, honoring the last 50 years YHS educators have dedicated to providing military-affiliated students with the foundation they need for their future success.

  • US, Japan leaders gather for 2023 SEL Symposium

    Over 60 members from the U.S. Armed Forces and Japan Self-Defense Forces gathered for the 2023 Senior Enlisted Leader Symposium on May 9, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, embracing this year's theme of “Innovative Joint Leaders.”

  • Empowered Spouses Expo

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan - The Empowered Spouses Expo, hosted by the Military Family Readiness Center was held at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 6, providing a platform for military spouses to engage with local resources, services, and home-based businesses.

  • Yokota kids prepare for deployment

    The Military and Family Readiness Center hosted Operation Kids Understanding Deployment Operations, or KUDOS, to educate Team Yokota children about deployment processes at the Samurai Fitness Field on Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 29, 2023.

  • SECSTATE lands at Yokota, attends G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken arrives at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 16, 2023. During his visit, Blinken traveled to Karuizawa, Japan to attend the G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting to discuss a range of global issues in an effort to advance an affirmative vision for a free and open

  • Yokota medics train in cross-cultural exchange

    Yokota Air Base recently concluded a semester of the Japanese Physician Fellowship Program (JPFP), a one-year, rotating education program designed to train Japanese physicians and familiarize them with  U.S. medical practices.This unique program, which began in 2015, is conducted entirely in English

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