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  • Lt. Gen. Rupp Immersion Tour

    Lt. Gen. Ricky Rupp, U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force commander, thanks event organizers following an immersion tour of the base, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 5, 2021. An immersion tour gives commanders and senior leaders the opportunity to learn more about the unit's mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooklyn Golightly)
  • American Woman

    She casually strolled into a crowded auditorium when the sudden eruption of music came over the speakers. “American Woman, stay away from me!” rang out across the room while she walked inside, breezing past dozens of proudly hanging U.S. flags. Everyone arose from their chairs with a thunderous applause. Lt. Col. Lisa Guzman, 374th Medical Support Squadron commander, teared up as she recalled the celebration her Wingmen planned when she finally became a U.S. citizen.
  • Yokota provides medical supplies to Timor-Leste

    A medical products box sits at a medical warehouse at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 7, 2021. Pacific Air Force is supporting the U.S. Embassy in Dili to mitigate COVID-19 in Timor-Leste. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyrone Thomas)
  • Wing rewards winners with incentive flights

    Tech. Sgt. Chad Barnette, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules evaluator loadmaster, left, and Senior Airman Jerlmie Brumfield, 36th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, wait while a C-130J taxis after an incentive flight at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 1, 2021. The 36th AS used six C-130Js to showcase the flying mission during the incentive flight.
  • 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.
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