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  • Yokota aids Japan with earthquake relief

    The 374th Airlift Wing sent two C-130 Hercules aircraft and aircrew to the Kyushu region April 18, supporting the government of Japan in their relief efforts for the series of earthquakes that took place in Kumamoto Prefecture and surrounding areas.
  • Philippine AF flies with Yokota during exercise Balikatan

    Members of the Philippine Air Force's 220th Airlift Wing flew with Airmen from the 36th Airlift Squadron out of Yokota Air Base, Japan, as part of exercise Balikatan 16, an annual exercise that focuses on the longstanding partnership between the U.S. and the Philippines. This year marked the 32nd iteration of the exercise.
  • PACAF Airmen stand up Air Contingent in Philippines

    Pacific Air Forces Airmen stood up the first rotation of an Air Contingent at Clark Air Base, Philippines, April 16, following a joint announcement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin in Manila that highlighted several initiatives aimed to enhance bilateral relations between the two nations.
  • COMPACAF wraps up Australia, New Zealand visit

    Gen. Lori J. Robinson, Pacific Air Forces commander, deepened ties with partner nations and reaffirmed PACAF’s commitment to the rebalance in the Pacific during a two-week trip to New Zealand and Australia March 3-17.   Robinson traveled to New Zealand and Australia to discuss current and future partnership engagements with the goal of improving
  • Osan firefighters train ROK, US soldiers during exercise

    Firefighters from the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron assisted Joint Security Area service members with rescue tools and safety precautions during a joint exercise April 8, here. Republic of Korea and U.S. Army members practiced search and recovery techniques after a simulated aircraft crash north of the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
  • USAF, Philippine army build school during Exercise Balikatan 2016

    During Exercise Balikatan 2016, members with the U.S. Air Force and Philippine Army continue to build at the Jaena Norte Elementary School in Capiz, Philippines. The construction project is one of many taking place during this year's exercise, designed to improve the quality of life for local community and strengthen the bond between the two
  • Yokota, JASDF complete AE familiarization missions

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 459th Airlift Squadron hosted aeromedical evacuation familiarization for crew members with the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, March 30 at Yokota Air Base.
  • JASDF airmen train with Team Kadena firefighters

    A 64-mile long, ten-mile wide island occupied by 1.4 million souls leaves zero margin for error with Japanese and U.S. aircraft in the event of an inflight emergency requiring immediate landing procedures.
  • PACAF, JASDF team up for NCO Exchange Program

    The 374th Airlift Wing has taken a proactive step to enhance that relationship by hosting JASDF Airmen as they took part in the 16th Annual NCO Exchange Program, March 15 through 24, at Yokota Air Base.
  • PACAF, Sri Lanka Air Force cement partnership with Key Leader Engagement

    Gen. Lori J. Robinson, Pacific Air Forces commander, has provided a strategic vision for the command, encompassing what she declares “The Four P’s” -- Partnership, Presence, Power Projection and People. The dedicated men and women of Pacific Air Forces have the honor of translating this strategy into operational and tactical realities.