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Thirteenth Air Force Detachment activated at Yokota

YOKOTA AIR BASE, JAPAN---On January 5, 2007, Detachment 1, 13th Air Force activated at Yokota Air Base, Japan to become the operational arm of Pacific Air Force. Lieutenant General Chip Utterback, 13th Air Force commander, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, takes the flag from the new Detachment 1, 13th Air Force commander, Colonel Michael A. MacWilliam, during activation ceremony. (U.S.Air Force photo by Osakabe Yasuo)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, JAPAN---On January 5, 2007, Detachment 1, 13th Air Force activated at Yokota Air Base, Japan to become the operational arm of Pacific Air Force. Lieutenant General Chip Utterback, 13th Air Force commander, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, takes the flag from the new Detachment 1, 13th Air Force commander, Colonel Michael A. MacWilliam, during activation ceremony. (U.S.Air Force photo by Osakabe Yasuo)