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  • 70th Annual Operation Christmas Drop kicks off Dec. 6 in Guam

    U.S. and partner nation Airmen are set to participate in the Department of Defense’s longest running humanitarian assistance training mission out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, beginning Dec. 6, 2021. Operation Christmas Drop, or OCD, is an annual U.S. Air Force tradition of packaging and

  • A Moment in Time

    The 374th Airlift Wing and Japan Air Self-Defense Force Operations Support Wing leadership participated in a time capsule burial ceremony, July 29, 2021, to reflect on obstacles Yokota faced and overcame in the year 2020. 

  • Yokota Medical Group observes National Public Health Week

    The first week of April marked the beginning of National Public Health Week, a time to highlight all of the work done by public health professionals whose work is important in maintaining our health standards and quality of life, at Yokota Air Base.

  • Yokota PAX; Gateway to the Far East

    It’s been over 12 hours since feeling solid ground. Flying from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Washington, to Yokota Air Base, Japan, on board a Patriot Express aircraft is mentally and physically exhausting. When finally landing, the thought of getting the chance to stretch, breathe fresh

  • 374th AMXS, The Airmen Behind OCD

    Twenty-five tons of critical supplies airdropped to 56 Micronesian islands impacting more than 20,000 people. A tall task taken on by the servicemembers who take part in Operation Christmas Drop.While OCD continues on as the longest running airdrop training mission, serving as a platform to better

  • Yokota’s C-130J completes first operational mission

    The C-130H Hercules has ensured the 374th Airlift Wing remains the primary Western Pacific airlift hub for peacetime and contingency operations. Continuing this legacy is its newer model the C-130J Super Hercules, which has completed its first operational mission by transporting personnel and cargo