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  • 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.
  • Green light, Go: JGSDF conduct jump training from Yokota C-130's

    Airmen assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing, Yokota Air Base, Japan, and paratroopers with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, 1st Airborne Brigade, conducted a jump training mission over the Ojoji drop zone, Japan, July 8 and 9.“Bilateral trainings are important because it enhances our warfighting capabilities,” said Capt. Nick Bonner, 374th
  • Find, Secure, Return; Yokota Airmen complete Fuji drop

    A C-130J Super Hercules, assigned with the 36th Airlift Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan, drops bundles at the Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, March 25, 2020. The 36th AS completed formation flight training as well as dropped pallets consisting of simulated heavy equipment and containerized delivery system bundles. (U.S. Air Force
  • USAF, Japan Honors Fallen

    Yokota Air Base, Japan, Honor Guardsmen present the colors during the 47th annual B-29 Memorial Ceremony, at Sengen Shrine in Shizuoka City, Japan, June 22, 2019. The ceremony takes place to honor the lives of those who perished during a bombing raid over Shizuoka City during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)
  • 374 CES Train on Rapid Airfield Damage Repair

    Airmen with the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron begin filling a crater with water and concrete, as part of Rapid Airfield Damage Repair (RADR), during Exercise Beverly Morning 18-04, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 2, 2018. RADR is a multi-staged process which quickly and effectively repairs airfields, allowing for operations to continue in combat
  • COMPACAF visits Team Yokota

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jerry P. Martinez, United States Forces Japan commander, salutes Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, as Brown and his wife, Sharene, arrive at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 23, 2018. While at Yokota, Brown emphasized his message on high-quality people, technological superiority, and modernizing key
  • U.S., Japanese Tradition Honors the Fallen

    Traditions celebrate many things all across the world. For Yokota Airmen and members of the Shizuoka community, the annual B-29 Memorial Ceremony celebrates a tradition of honor, respect and unity.  On June 19, 1945, in the midst of WWII, two U.S. Army Air Force B-29 Superfortresses, from the 314th Bomb Wing, were on a bombing raid over Shizuoka
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