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  • 18th Operations Group change of command

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Nicholas Evans, 18th Wing commander, presided over the change of command ceremony where Col. Henry Schantz, outgoing 18th OG commander, relinquished command to Col. David Deptula, incoming 18th OG commander. 

  • 753rd SOAMXS holds redesignation ceremony

    The 753rd Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was redesignated as the 21st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron during a ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 21.

  • AANHPI shares cultural performances with the community

    Community members convened at the Yokota Officer’s Club to partake in a luncheon and enjoy cultural dance performances in honor of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 14.

  • AANHPI Heritage Month kicks off at Yokota

    Members of the Yokota community converged at the Yokota Community Center to kick off Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 1, 2024.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • JAAGA recognizes Yokota airman for strengthening bilateral partnerships

    U.S. Air Force and Japan Air-Self Defense Force members gathered at the JASDF Air Defense Command to attend the annual Japan-American Air Force Goodwill Association awards ceremony, March 15. Chairman Mr. Yoshinari Marumo, JAAGA president, presented the awards to the recipients from both nations.