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  • C-130 joint jump training at Yokota

    Marines assigned to the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, jump from the loading dock of a 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules during high altitude, low opening (HALO) parachute jumps at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 17, 2021. HALO training allows joint training

  • Koku-Jieitai practice tactical flights at Yokota

    Koku-Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) Airmen assigned to the Komaki Air Base 401st Tactical Airlift Squadron, and U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron, trained on and performed tactical flight operations at Yokota Air Base, Nov. 5.

  • 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

  • 36th Airlift Squadron Pilot for a Day reinstated

    Noah Gifford, 10, tries out the jumpmaster chair in the back of a C-130J Super Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 24. Gifford was selected as the 36th AS's pilot for a day and given as close to a real pilot's experience as possible, covering everything from the formation mission brief to the