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  • 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.

  • Yokota building relationships with local aviation enthusiasts

    Yokota hosted a tour for Japanese aviation enthusiasts to enhance their understanding of the 374th Airlift Wing’s mission and aircraft. This was the second time the event was held on the base. Participants had the opportunity to see the aircraft assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing up close and

  • 36th AS trains for cargo drops

    Pilots and loadmasters from the 36th Airlift Squadron perform a C-130J Super Hercules cargo drop training flight at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 25, 2022

  • Yokota Airmen visit Japan's Komaki Air Base

    U.S. Airmen from Yokota Air Base’s 36th Airlift Squadron flew to Komaki Air Base in Japan to visit their Japan Air Self-Defense Force counterparts at the 401st Tactical Airlift Squadron to enhance interoperability through an immersion tour.

  • C-130 joint formation flight

    A C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron, a C-130H Hercules assigned to the 187th AS, and a C-130H Hercules assigned to the 158th AS, fly over Japan during a formation flight, July 7, 2022. The 187th AS and 158th AS are guard units visiting Yokota to support routine training