An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

News Search

  • 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.

  • Team Yokota aids Space Systems Command in historic US-JP space partnership

    Yokota’s very own 374th Mission Support Group and hosted Air Mobility Command unit, the 730th Air Mobility Squadron, assisted the U.S. Space Force Space Systems Command (SSC) to deliver the first of two payloads to be hosted on Japan’s Geo-based Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS), Jan. 17.

  • Yokota leadership serves Christmas lunch

    The 374th Airlift Wing leadership served holiday meals to service members and families at the Samurai Café Dining Facility at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 23, 2022.

  • Keen Sword 23 engagements for USFJ and JJS leadership

    USFJ and Japan Joint Staff leadership visited Fuchu Air Base, Japan and Sagami General Depot to receive multi-domain operations briefing during Keen Sword 23. Keen Sword is a biennial, joint, and bilateral field-training exercise, involving the U.S. military and Japan Self-Defense Forces, designed

  • 319th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron assumption of command

    Lt Col. Alexander Kelly, 319th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron incoming commander, formally assumed command of the 319th ERS at Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Kanoya Air Base, Japan, October 23, 2022.The lineage of the 319th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron dates to the 319th Fighter

  • Chief of Space Operations visits Yokota

    U.S. Space Force Gen. John "Jay" Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, visited Yokota Air Base Oct. 4. During his visit, Raymond met with senior leaders, toured the base and met with Guardians assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing.

  • Vice President Harris departs Japan

    Vice President of the United States Kamala D. Harris departed Yokota Air Base, Japan, onboard Air Force Two, Sep. 29, 2022. Vice President Harris recently joined other dignitaries and world leaders to pay tribute to the life and memory of former Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his state

  • 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. 

  • Pacific Air Forces deputy commander visits Japan

    Deputy Commander of the Pacific Air Forces Lt. Gen. James Jacobson visited Yokota Air Base, August 21 to 23, as part of a larger PACAF tour.Jacobson kicked off his tour meeting with U.S. Forces Japan and 374th Airlift Wing leadership where he received updates on current projects, future exercises