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  • USFJ, 5th Air Force commander visits Misawa Air Base

    Recently, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ricky Rupp, U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force commander, visited Misawa Air Base. During his time here, Rupp got to learn how the work of the Airmen across the base help maintain combat capabilities to ensure peace and stability across the Indo-Pacific region.

  • 5th Air Force command visits Kadena

    5th Air Force leadership attended the Kadena Special Olympics and visited various facilities on Kadena. During their visit, they spoke with volunteers, athletes, service members and facility managers to discuss operations and recognize service members for their hard work at Kadena.

  • US, Japan Guard and Protect 2023

    Airmen from the 374th Security Forces Squadron trained with their security counterparts in the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) and Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) during Exercise Beverly Morning 24-1, a two-week-long base readiness exercise meant to hone critical skills during realistic

  • Yokota first responders prepare for aircraft decontamination

    U.S. Air Force first responders from the 374th Security Forces Squadron, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management flight, and 374th CES fire department simulated an aircraft decontamination scenario at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 21, 2023.

  • 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

  • CS Airmen dig deep in cable trenching scenario

    Airmen assigned to the 374th Communications Squadron dug trenches to lay cables for a secure communication network during Exercise Beverly Morning 24-1 at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 23, 2023.