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  • Yokota Airmen train with the colossal C-5M Super Galaxy

    Yokota Airmen from maintenance, ground crew, logistics and the fire department to name a few, all participated in an annual C-5M Super Galaxy ground training event on the base flight line from Sept. 6-17 to familiarize themselves with the uniquely colossal aircraft.
  • The Ever-Changing Face of Weather

    Leadership needs accurate and immediate information when preparing military operations, without this information, personnel and assets are put at risk.
  • Yokota air traffic controllers conduct infield flightline operations for the first time

    Airmen from the 374th Operations Support Squadron prepare to utilize ground equipment to communicate with pilots, control towers and track wind speeds at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 15, 2021. Air traffic controllers utilize mobile radios and equipment to issue control instructions and properly guide in aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
  • Emergency Responders honor the 9/11 fallen

    The Tower Run represented the 110 floors of the Twin Towers that emergency responders ascended during the terrorist attacks in New York City, Sept. 11, 2001.
  • Helicopter Symposium 2021

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Leonard Kosinski, Fifth Air Force deputy commander, welcomes Helicopter Symposium attendees, Sept. 8, 2021, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Yokota hosted its first Helicopter Symposium Sept. 8-9, designed to strengthen relationships between units in and around the Kanto area while also discussing flight safety and Mid-Air
  • More power, lower cost, 374th CE updates base power grid

    The 374th Civil Engineer Squadron is striving to save Yokota Air Base approximately $20 million annually by upgrading Yokota Air Base’s power grid, a sprawling infrastructure project that aims to increase energy efficiency up to 30% and simultaneously improve operational readiness.
  • Lt. Gen. Rupp takes command of U.S. military in Japan

    Lt Gen. Ricky N. Rupp assumed command of U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force from Lt. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider.
  • CMSAF visits Yokota

    Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass visited Yokota for a two-day immersion Aug. 27 and 28. Bass kicked off the tour with an enlisted all call, where she spoke about some of her priorities and expectations.
  • Team USA Paralympians visit Yokota

    Team USA trained at Yokota prior to competing in the 2020 Summer Paralympic games, which allowed them the opportunity to acclimate to the region and time change. The Paralympic games are a major international sporting event in which thousands of athletes compete, including wounded and injured U.S. service members.