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  • Yokota loadmasters conduct routine readiness training

    Loadmasters assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron conducted routine readiness training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Feb. 22.The loadmasters simulated personnel drops and completed an in-flight checklist to ensure simulated paratroopers were properly released from the aircraft. Additionally, the

  • Yokota Airmen, US Army improve mission readiness during JPMRC 24-02

    Airmen assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, conducted a joint forcible entry exercise alongside members of the U.S. Army 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 11th Airborne Division, during Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Center 24-02 in Alaska.

  • Yokota Airmen take on the tundra during JPMRC 24-02

    Airmen assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing supported members of the U.S. Army 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 11th Airborne Division, during Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Center 24-02 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 8-22.

  • Yokota's 36th AS takes the scenic route

    Japan-U.S. Security Arrangements are the foundation for a comprehensive and friendly cooperative relationship between Japan and the United States, not only in defense but also in a wide range of areas, including politics, economy, and society.As the only forward-based tactical airlift squadron in

  • USAF, ROKAF join forces for Herk Guardians 23

    United States Air Force representatives from Yokota Air Base, Japan, met Republic of Korea Air Force counterparts at Gimhae Air Base, South Korea, for a week of tactical airlift training and cultural exchange as part of Herk Guardians 23, Oct. 9–13.

  • 374th Airlift Wing supports JPMRC 23-02 Alaska

    The 374th Airlift Wing from Yokota Air Base, Japan, provided airlift support for Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Capability (JPMRC) exercise from March 21 to April 2, and successfully conducted multiple joint exercises with the U.S. Army and Royal Canadian Air Force out of Joint Base

  • Yokota C-130 teams help find mariners lost at sea

    At 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 8, watchstanders at the U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam Joint Rescue Sub-Center received a mayday call reporting a vessel taking on water between Rota and Guam. The master stated they had three people aboard, and the vessel was sinking.The three mariners

  • 36th EAS members honor fallen Airman during Operation Christmas Drop

    Near the end of Operation Christmas Drop 2022, Airmen participating in the event paused to honor the memory of a fallen member during a memorial ceremony on Dec. 9, 2022.Senior Airman Jeremy Jutba-Hake, a member of the 36th Airlift Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan, passed away due to heart

  • 36th Airlift Squadron, JGSDF team up for jump training

    Approximately 121 JGSDF paratroopers from the 1st Airborne Brigade jumped from C-130J aircraft assigned to the 36th AS for multiple days, sustaining the wing’s airlift capabilities and its effectiveness to transport and insert JGSDF personnel.