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  • 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

  • US, Indonesian Air Forces to conduct Cope West 22 exercise

    Service members and aircraft from the U.S. Air Force’s 374th Airlift Wing (AW), Yokota Air Base, Japan and the Indonesian Air Force will participate in Cope West 2022 (CW22), a bilateral, tactical airlift exercise at Abdulrachman Saleh Air Force Base, Malang, Indonesia, June 17-24.

  • 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