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  • AMC hosts Koku Jieitai Air Support Command commander for bilateral visit

    Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) Lt. Gen. Shinichi Kaneko, Air Support Command commander, visited Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to tour his U.S. counterpart, Air Mobility Command, during a visit hosted by Lt. Gen. Jon Thomas, AMC deputy commander, Dec. 5-6.
  • Yokota breaks ground for AFSOC Airfield Apron

    Members from Yokota Air Base, Air Force Special Operations Command, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Nippo Corporation performed a ground breaking ceremony for the new AFSOC Airfield Apron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 5, 2019. The AFSOC complex will provide the 21st Special Operations Squadron a permanent home for the CV-22 Osprey as a new apron
  • Pacific Air Forces commander meets with Team Yokota

    Gen. CQ Brown Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, visited Yokota Air Base, Japan, to get a first-hand look at Yokota’s Airmen at work and the ironclad alliance between the U.S. and Japan Nov. 13-14, 2019.In addition to Brown, his spouse, Sharene Brown, Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Johnson, PACAF command chief, and his spouse, Stephanie, visited to
  • 18th SFS trains to protect, defend Team Kadena

    Personnel from the 18th Security Forces Squadron conduct nonlethal training at Kadena Air Base, Oct. 18, 2019. 18th SFS personnel train regularly to maintain base defense and law enforcement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristan Campbell)
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  • 909th ARS participates in Red Flag-Alaska 19-3

    Exercise Red Flag 19-3 provides unique opportunities to integrate various forces into joint, coalition and multilateral training from simulated forward deployed air operations.
  • U.S.-Japan intelligence communities hold joint, bilateral ISR symposium

    Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance personnel from 22 organizations across the Indo-Pacific theater including U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and Japan’s Air, Maritime, and Ground Self-Defense Forces attended the inaugural Fifth Air Force joint, bilateral ISR symposium, Yokota Air Base, May 30-31, 2019.
  • USFJ and 5AF commander tours Misawa AB

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kevin Schneider, the U.S. Forces Japan and Fifth Air Force commander, toured Misawa Air Base, Japan, from Feb 26-28. During his visit he went around the base to see first-hand how Airmen accomplish their unit’s day-to-day mission.
  • The 14th Fighter Squadron takes to the skies during COPE Tiger 2019

    Over the past week, the 14th Fighter Squadron executed the suppression of enemy air defenses mission in support of COPE Tiger 2019 at Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand. COPE Tiger is an annual multilateral aerial exercise aimed at improving combat readiness and interoperability between the Republic of Singapore Air Force, Royal Thai Air Force, and U.S. Air Force, while concurrently enhancing the three nations’ military relations and combined capabilities.