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  • Yokota displays airlift proficiency during Valiant Shield 24

    The 374th Airlift Wing leveraged tactical airlift capabilities and transported Japan Ground Self-Defense Force paratroopers during Valiant Shield 24, June 15. VS24 is a multinational, biennial field training exercise focused on integration of joint training in a multi-domain environment. As the

  • 374th CES, Japan forces hone interoperability during CBRN training

    The 374th Civil Engineer Squadron’s emergency management flight hosted members of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force for bilateral emergency management training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 6 and 11.The training days covered a broad spectrum of chemical,

  • Narashino Jump 2024

    Japan Ground Self-Defense Force paratroopers assigned to the 1st Airborne Brigade and Airmen assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron conducted an airborne operation at the JGSDF Narashino Training Field, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, April 17.

  • 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

  • USAF and JGSDF conduct quarterly field training

    The 374th Security Forces Squadron and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 34th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division, conducted a joint field training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 30 and 31, to maintain the readiness of both forces and improve joint interoperability.

  • USAF and JGSDF conduct quarterly field training

    The 374th Security Forces Squadron and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 34th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division, conducted a joint field training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 30 and 31, to maintain the readiness of both forces and improve joint interoperability. Based on the “Guard and Protect”

  • Yokota, JGSDF leaders exchange Co-Op awards

    Japan Ground Self-Defense Force leaders invited U.S. Air Force counterparts from the 374th Airlift Wing to a Defense Cooperation Award ceremony in honor of the collaborative efforts both parties have made to strengthen the bilateral relationship between the United States and Japan at Camp Narashino,

  • Friendship Jump 2023

    The annual Yokota Friendship Festival joint capabilities demonstration draws in festival-goers that are looking forward to viewing airborne demonstrations with the 36th Airlift Squadron using their C-103J Super Hercules to drop Japan Ground Self-Defense Force paratroopers, as a display of the strong