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Red Flag 18-2 Yokota’s C-130J Super Hercules makes its debut in Red Flag-Alaska
After a transition from the older C-130H Hercules model, the 36th Airlift Squadron are ready to provide tactical airlift throughout RF-A.   "It’s our first time flying the J-model in RF-A, so it’s really been a learning experience for us as a squadron,” said Capt. Christopher Ansel, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J mission planning cell chief.  
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Red Flag 18-2 Yokota Airmen provide airlift at Red Flag-Alaska
Airmen assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing flew to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to provide joint airlift support during the 2-week exercise, Red Flag-Alaska 18-2. Representing the Pacific’s Premiere Power Projection Platform, the Yokota Airmen joined the approximately 2,000 total service members participating in the exercise each year.
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Eva Hake wears a pendant memorializing her late son, Senior Airman Jeremy Jutba-Hake, 36th Airlift Squadron instructor loadmaster, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 6, 2016. The pendant was a gift given to her on behalf of his fellow Airmen from his squadron commander after Jutba-Hake passed away during Operation Christmas Drop 2015. On day two of OCD 2016, Jutba-Hake’s colleagues, friends and family gathered for a remembrance ceremony before beginning the day’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker/Released) Operation Christmas Drop crews remember an Airman
Service members from the United States, Australia and Japan air forces gathered around the open cargo hold of a C-130 Hercules Dec. 6, 2016, here to remember Senior Airman Jeremy Jutba-Hake. Hake was a C-130H instructor loadmaster from the 36th Airlift Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan, who collapsed during post-flight duties and later died
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U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Scott Brooks, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130 Hercules aircraft pilot, helps Philippine Air Force 2nd Lt. Rald Pinca, 220th Airlift Wing pilot, try on a flight helmet  April 7, 2016, during an Exercise Balikatan 2016 training session on Mactan-Benito Ebuen Air Base, Philippines. Pilots and loadmasters from the 36th AS shared their experiences of using night vision goggles and night flying during an all-day training session. BK16 provides opportunities for U.S. and Philippine forces to come together and train for potential real world events and crises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Smith/Released) U.S., Philippine Airmen train together for Exercise Balikatan 2016
U.S. and Philippine Air Force C-130 Hercules pilots and loadmasters exchanged operational knowledge during joint training as part of Exercise Balikatan 2016 April 8, 2016.
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