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  • U.S.-Japan soar through heavy winds for Airborne 24

    As dawn approached on the brisk morning of March 7, relentless winds echoed over the flightline of Yokota Air Base, Japan. The stage was set for Airborne 24, as nearly half of the 374th Airlift Wing’s C-130J Super Hercules fleet, U.S. Army jumpmasters and approximately 300 Japan Ground Self-Defense

  • Yokota Airmen soar through BM 24-1

    Exercise Beverly Morning 24-1 concluded recently at Yokota Air Base, Japan, reaffirming the role Yokota Airmen play in promoting a free and open Indo-Pacific region.The exercise, which tested the readiness and wartime capabilities of 374th Airlift Wing Airmen, saw participants execute critical tasks

  • No runway? No problem for Team Yokota

    For the second time in recorded history, Team Yokota launched and recovered multiple C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from its Foxtrot taxiway to respond to a simulated damaged airfield during exercise Beverly Morning 24-1 at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 22.In the scenario, Yokota’s primary runway was

  • CES, aircrew practice ACE, employ RADR and Launch to Survive

    In a demonstration of preparedness and resilience, 374th Operations Group aircrew swiftly followed the standards and procedures of “Launch to Survive” and launched their aircraft following simulated missile attack warnings during Exercise Beverly Morning 24-1 at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

  • 374th AMXS names new Dedicated Crew Chiefs

    Etched above the crew door of each C-130J Super Hercules assigned to Yokota Air Base, Japan, lies two names. These are the names of maintainers responsible for the well-being of that aircraft. These are the names of Airmen who have pledged to take guardianship of the Air Force’s most critical

  • Yokota airlifts supplies to Guam after Typhoon Mawar

    Team Yokota sprung into action and coordinated a delivery of over 36,000 pounds of frozen foods and refrigerated perishable items to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to aid in the ongoing Guam relief effort following Typhoon Mawar, June 3.

  • Yokota participates in multilateral New Year’s Jump exercise

    A multilateral collaboration of U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, British army, Australian army, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members conducted an annual New Year’s Jump exercise at Camp Narashino, Chiba, Japan, Jan. 8, 2022.More than 180 paratroopers participated in the event jumping from three