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  • Yokota, Japan honor fallen warriors during memorial ceremony

    Members from Yokota Air Base, Camp Zama and Shizuoka City came together, June 19, for a memorial ceremony at Mt. Shizuhata, Aoi Ward, Shizuoka city, Japan.
  • Yokota begins administering COVID-19 vaccines to local employees

    The 374th Medical Group started administering COVID-19 vaccines to local employees, including Master Labor Contractors and Indirect Hire Agreement, (MLC/IHA) who wish to be vaccinated, June 18.
  • Black labs bring enhanced capabilities to the kennel

    The 374th Security Forces Squadron received a 5-year-old and 4-year-old black Labrador retriever from the III Marine Expeditionary Force located at Camp Hansen in Okinawa, May 17.
  • En route to Red Flag- Alaska 21-2

    Fourteen A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, park at a ramp, May 24, 2021, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. This team of A-10s arrived at Yokota in preparation for Red Flag Alaska 21-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat
  • Kanto Plains Special Olympics kicks off with a Mitigation Plan against COVID

    The Kanto Plains Special Olympics committee created a mitigation plan to continue this year's athletic games despite COVID restrictions.
  • ‘Here they come again:’ RQ-4 Global Hawks arrive at Yokota Air Base

    U.S. Pacific Air Forces rotated RQ-4 Global Hawks from the 4th Reconnaissance Squadron, 319th Operations Group, Anderson Air Force Base, Guam to Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 22, 2021. The Global Hawk’s mission is to support a broad range of U.S. intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance collection capabilities to support joint forces, and allies and partners in worldwide peacetime, contingency and crisis operations.
  • Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Narashino Jump 2021

    Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Soldiers assigned to the 1st Airborne Brigade, perform jump rehearsal at Yokota Air Base, May 20, 2021. JGSDF members rehearse their jump procedures before boarding aircraft to ensure successful operations in-flight. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas.)
  • 374th Security Forces Squadron hosts National Police Week

    Every year, during the week of May 15, the U.S. hosts National Police Week to honor police officers who have passed away or become injured in the line of duty. The 374th Security Forces Squadron hosted several events throughout the week to pay tribute to those individuals and familiarize the base on a defender’s duties.
  • The 36th Airlift Squadron demonstrates Agile Combat Employment capabilities during Samurai Readiness Inspection

    KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Aircrew from the 36th Airlift Squadron flew to Misawa and Kadena Air Bases, May 2, to perform Agile Combat Employment procedures, a crucial component of Yokota Air Base’s Samurai Readiness Inspection.  The SRI is an annual training exercise that evaluates Team Yokota on a series of simulated, practical wartime and
  • Rescue Rodeo 2021

    A 320th Special Tactics Squadron Airman climbs into a UH-1N Iroquois helicopter during a Rescue Rodeo event at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 12, 2021. The 320th STS Airmen train to operate in adverse conditions through a variety of exercises to accomplish their mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hannah Bean)