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  • Team Yokota tests readiness in base-wide exercise

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Yokota members took part in a two-week long Samurai Readiness Inspection exercise, April 25-May 6. The base-wide exercise leveraged multi-domain capabilities to out-match those seeking to challenge the U.S. and Coalition interests in the region through a credible, capable, and dynamic defense posture to compete, deter, and win against state and non-state adversaries. Team Yokota was evaluated on their readiness to perform the Wing’s mission by executing global mobility in support of operations across the Indo-Pacific while under simulated wartime and contingency conditions.
  • 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, in short, keeps aircraft from flying into each
  • Misawa F-16s head south for trilateral exercise

    U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 13th and 14th Fighter Squadrons, Misawa Air Base, Japan, park on the flightline in preparation for Exercise Cope North 21 at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 29, 2021. The primary intent of Cope North is to enhance coordination of combined air tactics, hone techniques and procedures while
  • Yokota RAWS revive mobile navigation aid, drive PACAF’s airfield ACE concept

    Starting with a broken piece of electronic equipment, a small team of Yokota Airmen from the 374th Operations Support Squadron are leading the way in developing Pacific Air Force’s Agile Combat Employment (ACE) concept. Yokota’s Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems (RAWS) shop engineered a fix for a mobile Tactical Air Navigation system that now enables aircraft to safely reach Landing Zones scattered across the Pacific.
  • Rescue Rodeo

  • 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.
  • 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 Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) defense
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