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  • Surviving life’s hardships

    Delagrave spoke to Team Yokota members at the base theater about his story of overcoming adversity to continue his life after a traumatic injury, as a kick-off event to Yokota’s Year of Professional Development on Feb. 7, 2023.

  • Celebration of Black History Month: Gen. Benjamin O. Davis Jr.

    Today, Team Yokota recognizes Gen. Benjamin O. Davis Jr., whom Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen defined as “a great warrior, a great officer, and a great American.”Ostracized at West Point, Davis overcame racial discrimination to devote 33 years of his life to military service. During this

  • Airborne 23: where US airlift meets Japan tactical insertion

    The 374th Airlift Wing worked alongside Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members, assigned to the 1st Airborne Brigade, and U.S. Army paratroopers, assigned to the 1st Special Forces Group from Kadena Air Base, Japan, in support of Airborne 23, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2.The annual Airborne 23 training is the

  • Yokota University signed into action

    Col. Andrew Roddan, 374th Airlift Wing commander, signed a proclamation that officially activated “Yokota University” as part of a year-long commitment to professional development by the Yokota Professional Development Council on Jan. 31, 2023.

  • Building better bundles

    The 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force held the first joint Containerized Delivery System bundle build in preparation for Airborne 23, Jan. 25, 2023, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.The CDS bundles simulated cargo, which consisted of fuel, water, food, and different

  • Yokota ushers in a new generation of Airmen with JROTC ops demo

    Yokota High School students participating in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) toured 374th Operational Support Squadron facilities during a two-day immersive experience that featured multiple diverse aircraft operations career paths on January 24, 2023.

  • Team Yokota celebrates a New Year with JASDF partners

    Leaders from the 374th Airlift Wing and the 5th Air Force participated in a Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) New Year’s Reception hosted by their Operations Support Wing (OSW) in Tachikawa, Japan, on Jan. 21, 2023. The OSW is co-located at Yokota Air Base alongside the 374th AW, 5th AF, and the

  • Yokota tour enhances US, Japan relations

    Members of the National Base Relations Council, which represents 14 municipalities both locally and across Japan, toured Yokota Air Base to learn about the 374th Airlift Wing’s mission on January 20, 2023.

  • 36th AS train for combat offloading readiness

    The 36th Airlift Squadron assigned to Yokota Air Base, Japan, took part in a contingency response exercise with the 36th Contingency Response Group at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Jan. 17 through Jan. 19, 2023.