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  • Yokota, Japan remember WWII fallen during US-Japan Joint Memorial Service

    Representatives from Yokota Air Base, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Shizuoka City attended a U.S.-Japan Joint Memorial Service June 11, 2022, at Mt. Shizuhata, Shizuoka city, Japan, to honor the fallen and reflect on acts of heroism showcased in the aftermath of a raid of Shizuoka City during

  • Yokota Airmen simulate triage procedures

    Yokota Air Base, Japan – Airmen from the 374th Medical Group triaged and treated mock patients in response to a simulated air attack during a Samurai Readiness Inspection exercise Oct. 26, 2021.

  • Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors tackle Tactical Combat Casualty Care

    You have three minutes until your wingman bleeds out. You’re exhausted, sirens are blaring in your ear and you don’t have a hospital at your disposal, only what’s in your backpack and the skills you learned from Tactical Combat Casualty Care training.

  • US, Japan team up for humanitarian exercise in Komaki

    Primed and ready for potential calls to action, Yokota Airmen integrated with Japanese Self-Defense Forces to support Japan’s joint bilateral disaster relief exercise, dubbed the “Tomodachi Rescue Exercise,” on Feb. 21 to 23. Tomodachi means “friend” in Japanese, and our commitment to that

  • SecDef James Mattis Visits Japan

    Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis is greeted by, from left, U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Christopher J. Mahoney, USFJ deputy commander, Koku-Jieitai Lt. Gen. Hiroaki Maehara, Air Defense Command commander and U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen Jerry P. Martinez, U.S. Forces-Japan commander after landing at

  • 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