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  • 374th CONS leverages AI to learn languages

    The 374th Contracting Squadron personnel attended a linguist introductory training course at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 11.The organization hosting the course specializes in development of artificial intelligence and machine learning for language translation and localization. With enhanced

  • Ringing in a new era: Yokota powers down historical telephone switch

    Members of the 374th Communications Squadron (CS) gathered to witness the historic decommissioning of the Meridian Stored Logic 100 switch at Yokota Air Base, Feb. 6. The decommissioning ceremony marked a milestone in the base-wide transition from Plain Old Telephone Services to Voice Over Internet

  • Yokota AFWERX spark cell, volunteers fix airfield overrun traffic lights

    After a severe lightning storm in early July rendered traffic control lights on the Yokota runway inoperable, the south airfield overrun has returned to normal operations, thanks to the joint efforts of volunteers from the Yokota AFWERX spark cell, ‘YokoWERX,’ and units across the 374th Airlift

  • Kadena hosts annual Shogun Spark Tank competition

    The 18th Wing hosted the annual Shogun Spark Tank competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 18, 2023. Spark Tank competitions help the Air Force streamline processes by driving Airmen to examine capabilities and identify areas where improvement can be implemented.

  • AF director of logistics visits Kadena

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Linda Hurry, director of logistics, Deputy Chief of Staff for logistics, engineering and force protection, visited Kadena Air Base, Jan. 28-31, 2023. During the visit, Hurry gained further insight on Kadena’s role in Pacific Air Forces logistical capabilities in securing a

  • Team Yokota aids Space Systems Command in historic US-JP space partnership

    Yokota’s very own 374th Mission Support Group and hosted Air Mobility Command unit, the 730th Air Mobility Squadron, assisted the U.S. Space Force Space Systems Command (SSC) to deliver the first of two payloads to be hosted on Japan’s Geo-based Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS), Jan. 17.

  • Innovation meets excellence

    The grand opening of the Kadena Innovation Lab, a groundbreaking workspace equipped with cutting edge technology and a network of subject matter experts, was held at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 12, 2021.

  • Pocket-sized Innovation

    The first few moments are vital when it comes to administering life-saving emergency medical care. Refresher training for Basic Life Support (BLS) is required every two years to maintain certification, but anyone could be thrust into a difficult situation with someone’s life in their hands at any