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  • 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.

  • Keeping Airborne 24 Soaring: Inside the Crucial Work of 374th AMXS

    Amidst the deafening roars of C-130J Super Hercules engines from the Yokota flightline, the 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron stands as the faithful backbone of aircraft operability, ensuring mission readiness from the ground up for exercise Airborne 24.

  • Yokota, Japan partnership proves powerful in Ishikawa earthquake aid

    A 7.6 magnitude earthquake shocked thousands when it rattled through Japan’s Ishikawa Prefecture on Jan. 1, 2024. A day that would usually be spent joyfully partaking in “Hatsumode,” the first shrine visit of the New Year, was instead spent mobilizing disaster and evacuation plans. The Jan. 1

  • Rain Fails to Dampen Spirits at 43rd Frostbite Road Race

    Team Yokota hosted the 43rd Annual Frostbite Road Race, featuring three different race routes that spanned across Yokota Air Base, Jan. 21. The event has grown into one of the most popular road races held in Japan since its 1981 inception. This year, approximately 10,000 participants, both Japanese

  • The "Voice of Yokota"

    The 374th Airlift Wing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility office hosted the “Voice of Yokota” Nov. 14, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, as a forum for open discussions with 374th AW leaders regarding Yokota’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

  • Yokota Airmen support largest AMC exercise

    Yokota Air Base saw over 400 additional military members on the ground in July, with multiple concurrent exercises taking place in the Indo-Pacific region. A team of Airmen from the 374th Force Support Squadron stepped in, coordinating and executing the bed down of incoming forces at Yokota.

  • Yokota Juneteenth Gala celebrates freedom

    The Yokota African American Heritage Association hosted a Juneteenth Gala at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 17, 2023. Juneteenth is a celebration of the events of June 19, 1865, when the people of Galveston, Texas, were notified of their freedom by presidential decree, and the day was officially

  • Airmen help train Soldiers in joint LRS training

    The 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron held a training alongside U.S. Army counterparts, stationed at Camp Zama, Japan, as part of a skill-refresh in areas such as pallet building and equipment loading procedures at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 1. The 374th LRS provides increment monitor training