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  • Japan Minister of Defense visits Yokota

    Japanese Minister of Defense Minoru Kihara visited Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 10, 2023. Kihara has served as Japan’s Minister of Defense since September 2023. Yokota leaders regularly meet with officials from the Japan Ministry of Defense to discuss the shared security of the region and continue

  • U.S., Japan transport cargo, Airmen over 1,000 miles

    Transporting more than 100,000 lbs. of cargo and 100 U.S. Air Force Airmen over 1,000 miles to Tsuiki Air Base, Japan didn’t happen on a whim. In fact, it required months of coordination between eight agencies from the 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron to the Japan Ministry of Defense.