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  • Vietnam War pilot returns home

    The remains of U.S. Air Force pilot Col. Ernest Leo De Soto, who went missing during the Vietnam War, have finally come home.

  • Republic of Korea, US troops preserve memorials

    U.S. and Republic of Korea troops grab equipment to clean a memorial sculpture at Osan Air Base, ROK, June 22, 2023. U.S. and ROK troops teamed up to clean two memorials on base in honor of the 73rd anniversary of the Korean War. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Edwards)

  • Fifth Air Force hosts Yokota senior leader discussion

    U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force enlisted leaders from Yokota Air Base, Japan, gathered at Fifth Air Force headquarters to conduct a round-table discussion about increasing tensions in the Indo-Pacific, June 12, 2023. The discussion was led by U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Shawn

  • US facilitates Japan Air Operations Center training

    Three years in the making, the 505th Training Squadron fulfilled a request by the government of Japan to assist with understanding how an air operations center plans and executes and how to build instructional standards to enable airpower at the operational level of war.

  • 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

  • AOC FTU reopens for initial qualification training

    Undertaking the largest modernization of Air Operations Center initial qualification training in the history of the unit, the 505th Training Squadron has reopened its doors for students to attend training.