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  • Gundam 22: An Operation Christmas Drop Tribute

    Team Yokota Airmen, with the help of multinational partners, packaged, decorated, signed, and dedicated a bundle of humanitarian aid during Operation Christmas Drop 2023 in honor of the 353rd Special Operations Wing and 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing Airmen who tragically

  • FSM President joins US Ambassador, USAF for OCD 23 Push Ceremony

    In a heartwarming ceremony held at Andersen Air Force Base, dignitaries, military officials, and volunteers gathered for the annual Operation Christmas Drop Push Ceremony, Dec. 4. The event marked the official commencement of the humanitarian mission that delivers essential supplies and holiday

  • International delegates unite for Operation Christmas Drop 2023

    With smiles on their faces and Santa hats on their heads, crews from the U.S., Japan, Canada, Australia, the Republic of Korea, and the Philippines arrived at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, from Nov. 27-29 to kick off Operation Christmas Drop once again.

  • Merry Christmas, from Ray Overbey

    In the vast expanse of the Pacific, where turquoise waters meet an endless sky, there exists a tradition that transcends borders and brings hope to remote communities.

  • 36th EAS members honor fallen Airman during Operation Christmas Drop

    Near the end of Operation Christmas Drop 2022, Airmen participating in the event paused to honor the memory of a fallen member during a memorial ceremony on Dec. 9, 2022.Senior Airman Jeremy Jutba-Hake, a member of the 36th Airlift Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan, passed away due to heart

  • Operation Christmas Drop 2022

    U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Zachary Riley, 36th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron C-130J pilot, flies over the Pacific Ocean, Dec. 8, 2022, during Operation Christmas Drop 2022. The aircraft, call sign Santa 51, delivered 9 bundles to islands in the Federated States of Micronesia. OCD is the longest-running