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  • Always sky dive with friends

    Members of the U.S. Air Force and Navy joined up as they practiced their jumps from the back of a 1st Special Operations Squadron MC-130J Commando II over the coast of Japan, Aug. 5, 2022. The U.S. Air Force and Navy work alongside each other during training like this in order to maximize efficient

  • School is in Session

    Leadership from Misawa Air Base, welcomed students, teachers and parents at Edgren Middle High and Sollars Elementary schools to the new year.

  • 82nd Hosts UK Aviators

    A crew of Royal Air Force aviators deployed to Kadena Air Base in support of a co-manned mission, maintaining RC-135 Rivet Joints. The USAF and RAF have used their alliance to strengthen bonds and expand the capabilities of each nation’s defense. In order to replace their fleet of outdated Nimrod

  • 374th LRS keeps the mission rolling

    The 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Maintenance is responsible for maintaining all government owned vehicles on the installation, helping to support all missions at Yokota Air Base and five geographically separated units. They maintains nearly 1,000 government vehicles valued at

  • Father passes baton to son during final flight

    With retirement around the corner, U.S. Air Force Col. Dominic Setka, former 5th Air Force chief of staff, jumped on the opportunity to take his final flight in an E-3 Sentry with his son, U.S. Air Force Capt. Nathan Setka, 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron air weapons officer at Kadena Air Base,

  • 33rd RQS Airmen to the rescue in CSAR training

    The 33rd Rescue Squadron performs a combat search and rescue training mission aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk out of Kadena Air Base, Japan, Aug. 17, 2022. The HH-60G Pave Hawk’s primary function is to recover personnel in hostile conditions day and night, no matter the weather.

  • Deployed NG Airmen act quickly to help injured Japanese civilian

    On the morning of August 10, 2022, a collision between a Japanese driver and a Japanese motorcyclist occurred just outside the Yokota Air Base flight terminal gate during morning rush hour. Two deployed California Air National Guardsmen assigned to the 374th Readiness and Emergency management Flight

  • The 374th LRS and 36th AS assist U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima

    While aiding Marines with a refueling mission, Airmen from 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron and 36th Airlift Squadron practiced Agile Combat Employment concepts of innovative logistics and force projection capabilities.

  • Kadena youth program participates in F-15 outreach event

    The 372nd Training Squadron, Detachment 15 hosted over 40 students from Himawari School Age Care as part of an outreach event at Kadena Air Base, Japan, August 12, 2022. The students were offered a glimpse of the world of F-15 Eagles’ maintainers.

  • Civil Air Patrol undergoes training

    Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadets from Misawa Air Base, Japan and Yokota Air Base, Japan, underwent technical and hands-on training at Misawa Air Base July 20 through 22.The purpose of the visit was to expand upon the training from the group's last visit to Yokota Air Base where the cadets underwent

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