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  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff transits through Yokota

    U.S. Air Force Col. Andrew Roddan, 374th Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jerry Dunn, 374th AW command chief, greeted U.S. Army General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, July 13, 2023.

  • Sakura, friendships bloom at Yokota

    U.S. Air Force leaders from the 374th Airlift Wing and their Japanese Air Self-Defense Force counterparts gathered at the Operations Support Wing annual sakura viewing on April 1 at Yokota Air Base, Japan.Sakura, also known as the cherry blossom, is Japan’s unofficial national flower. The blooming

  • A shared commitment to safety in Fussa City

    Yokota Air Base leadership, the Fussa City Police Department and members of the on and off-base communities participated in a joint crime prevention patrol in Fussa, Japan, December 16, 2022.The joint patrol has been a long-standing effort between Fussa City and Yokota Air Base to promote safety and

  • Christmas Big Band Concert: strengthening relationships through song

    Leaders of the 374th Airlift Wing attended the Christmas Big Band Concert at the Mizuho Viewpark Skyhall in Mizuho, Japan, Dec. 14, 2022.Col. Andrew L. Roddan, 374th Airlift Wing commander, and Col. Philip Dorsch, 374th Maintenance Group commander, were among several American and Japanese attendees

  • U.S.-Japan Friendship Concert: Connecting communities through music

    Leaders of the 374th Airlift Wing attended the U.S- Japan Friendship Concert hosted by the Fussa-Yokota Goodwill Exchange Club, at the Fussa Citizen’s Hall located in Fussa, Japan, Dec. 14, 2022.Col. Andrew L. Roddan, 374th AW commander, and Col. Ryan Vetter, 374th Mission Support Group commander,

  • 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