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  • 909th ARS refuels F-35s, increases interoperability

    The 909th Air Refueling Squadron conducts in-flight refueling operations with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 over the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 9, 2022. The U.S. can operate from the sanctuary of bases across the INdo-Pacific region, increasing interoperability and lethality.

  • KLI Interns experience Kadena

    Students from the Kadena Language Institute interned at various locations around Kadena Air Base, Japan, Aug. 16-Sept. 9, 2022. These students practiced their English while also learning a bit more about Kadena Air Base and helping out their respective locations serve Airmen and their families.

  • Misawa Air Base Patriot Day Ceremony

    The 35th Fighter Wing hosted a Patriot Day Retreat Ceremony in memory of the fallen heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect and serve our country on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Kadena hosts National Preparedness Month fair

    Members of the Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa, the American Red Cross and the 18th Wing participated in a National Preparedness Month fair at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2022. National Preparedness Month is observed every September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for

  • Forged In History: 374th MXS Airman yields new ceremonial sword for Yokota

    Staff Sgt. Michael Smith, 374th Maintenance Squadron metals technology, draws a blueprint of the new 374th Airlift Wing sword at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 31, 2022. Smith volunteered to make a new Wing ceremonial sword which will be unveiled during the 2022 Yokota Air Force Ball. Col. James I.

  • Yokota hosts 11th annual Tower Run

    A 9/11 memorial display of a firefighter suit sits unworn to represent the lives lost in a stairwell at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 9, 2022, during the annual 9/11 tower run. The tower run competition is a timed relay style event with four member teams or individuals. Each team member climbs nine

  • 459th Airlift Squadron aids in local exercise

    The 459th Airlift Squadron assisted the Tokyo Metropolitan Government with a disaster preparedness and response drill at Tokyo Rinkai Disaster Prevention Park, Japan, Sept. 3.Disaster preparedness and response drills maintain readiness for both Yokota Air Base and the local community in the event of

  • A drive for success

    Airmen from the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight ensure vehicles are mission ready through routine inspections and repairs.

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