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  • Yokota Middle School hosts career fair for students

    Members of Team Yokota participate in the Yokota Middle School career fair at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 10, 2024. Students were able to explore several different U.S. Air Force career choices such as security forces, firefighting, medical and civil engineering. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman

  • Shimi holiday on Kadena

    A Shinto priest leads a family in prayer before beginning to move their family’s remains at Kadena Air Base, Japan, April 7, 2024. The visiting families came together to pay respects to their ancestors for the annual holiday of Shimi. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cedrique Oldaker)

  • Air Force leaders focus on ACE during Kadena visit

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin, and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force David Flosi visited Kadena Air Base, Japan, April 6, to observe Team Kadena’s unique capabilities and ongoing efforts to re-optimize for great power competition.

  • 374th CS reveals new tower

    The 374th Communications Squadron held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 2, in celebration of the recent activation of the new land mobile radio tower.

  • Raptors arrive to the Keystone of the Pacific

    U.S. Air Force F-22A Raptors, operated by the 199th and 19th Fighter Squadrons, arrive at Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 28, 2024. While deployed to the Keystone of the Pacific, 19th and 199th FS Raptors will work in conjunction with additional heavy, reconnaissance, and fourth generation fighters,

  • JASDF air support command experiences cargo support through 730 AMS visit

    Japan Air Ground Self-Defense Force Lt. Gen. Hideaki Kajiya, air support command vice commander, visited the 730th Air Mobility Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 22, to learn about how the squadron uses material handling equipment operations as part of their hands-on cooperation with allies.

  • Yokota proclaims Child Abuse Prevention Month

    U.S. Air Force Col. Andrew Roddan, 374th Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jerry Dunn, 374th AW command chief, signed the proclamation for Child Abuse Prevention Month at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 2, 2024. The month of April holds observances like Month of the Military Child and

  • Yokota, JASDF celebrates beginning of spring through Friendship Hanami

    Community members and leaders representing the U.S. Air Force and Japan Self-Defense Force (JASDF) came together to view and celebrate the first sakura blooms of the season during the Operational Support Wing (OSW) -JASDF Bilateral Friendship Hanami at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 30, 2024.