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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris, left, salutes President Donald Trump as he boards Air Force One at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii, to travel to Yokota Air Base in Fussa, Japan. The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific warned that the removal.

c5 Staff Sgt. Randall Ard, 730th Air Mobility Squadron crew chief, clears the runway for a C-5 Galaxy at Yokota Air Base, Japan, August 31, 2015. US Air Force. A C-5M made an emergency landing in Texas after its nose gear malfunctioned. The incident appears to be isolated, but comes months after a fleet-wide ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 374th Airlift Wing showed off one of its new C-130J Super Hercules cargo planes Thursday, flying two dozen Japanese and American journalists around Mount Fuji. The plane -- one of 14 that are replacing Vietnam War-era C-130Hs at the home of U.S. Forces Japan and ...
Yokota Air Base, Japan -- Members from the U.S. Embassy held an outreach event in the Enlisted Club at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Feb. 28, 2018. This event provided Yokota personnel with the opportunity to turn in important documents to either keep their family together or to initiate important applications.

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — U.S. Forces Japan has issued an apology after an American military helicopter again flew over the Okinawan elementary school where a window fell from a Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion onto a playground in December. A helicopter overflew Futenma Daini Elementary ...
The exercise also tested the 94th AAMDC's expeditionary capability to forward deploy several of its Soldiers to Yokota Air Force base in Japan. ... provided the forward mission command node, which allowed Soldiers to work alongside the JGSDF as a coordination element in theater at Yokota Air Base.
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron airfield damage repair assets sit waiting to be placed within the new war reserve materiel storage warehouse prior to the new facility's ribbon cutting ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Feb. 15, 2018. The old BXtra underwent a 10-month ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Airmen from across the 374th Maintenance Group teamed up to host Cadets whom recently graduated from the National Defense Academy of Japan for the Basic Maintenance Officer Tour at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Feb. 1, 2018. The BMO Tour was designed to familiarize the ...
U.S. and Japanese service members standing shoulder to shoulder have made Yokota Air Base one of the most capable operational bases in Japan and in the world, President Donald J. Trump said in a troop talk there, today. The president has embarked upon an Indo-Pacific trip of numerous nations such ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Senior Airman Thomas Smith, left, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, fastens and checks protective gear for Hidekazu Suzuki, 374th CES firefighter, while conducting simulated aircraft fire drill at YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan, March 8, 2018. Aircraft live-fire training is ...
This combination photo shows TV personality Joy Behar at the "Lucky Guy" Opening Night in New York on April 1, 2013, left, and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence aspeaking at U.S. Yokota Air Base, on the outskirts of Tokyo, on Feb. 8, 2018. Behar of "The View" is apologizing for comments she made for ... Christianity
Six-ounce boxes of blueberries and raspberries were selling for $6.49 and $7.29 at the commissary on Yokota Air Base, Japan, Thursday, March 15, 2018. LEON COOK/STARS AND STRIPES. Email; Print; Reddit · Tweet · Share; Pinterest; More. By CAITLIN DOORNBOS
While western Fussa offers home to traditional Japanese buildings, such as two magnificent breweries, shrines and temples, its eastern district has a heavy American influence, especially along Route 16, aka Base Side St., thanks to the presence of Yokota Air Base, according to Oohashi. “I think the city is a ...
The EC-130H Compass Call, originally designed to jam enemy radio signals, was recently upgraded with the ability to identify and attack enemy wireless networks. The EC-130H was spotted traveling from Yokota Air Base, Japan to Osan Air Base in South Korea and reported on Twitter by @AircraftSpots.
Based at Arizona's Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, the aircraft reportedly made its way to South Korea after stopping off at Japan's Yokota Air Base, KBS World Radio reported. There are only 13 other EC-130Hs active in the US Air Force. The aircraft has previously been used to keep Daesh fighters from ...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, Japan Air Self-Defense Force demonstrates a training to utilize the PAC-3 surface to air interceptors at the U.S. Yokota Air Base on the outskirts of Tokyo. Japan's Cabinet approved a plan Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, to purchase a set of costly land-based missile combat ...
The United States has about 28,500 servicemembers along with family members and civilian contractors based in South Korea, which remains technically at war with the North after the 1950-53 conflict ended in an armistice instead of a peace treaty. In 2015, Yokota Air Base in Japan was locked down for ...
The president promised to deliver peace. But in his first year, he expanded every war he inherited. By Micah Zenko. | December 29, 2017, 2:46 PM. President Donald Trump at Yokota Air Base at Fussa in Tokyo on November 5, 2017. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images). Back in March, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — The U.S. military has asked the Japanese government to stop people from buzzing its military bases with remote-controlled aircraft that may pose safety and security risks. Adm. Harry Harris, head of U.S Pacific Command, asked for action on the drone flights during a meeting ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- The holidays. A time of year filled with the baking of festive treats to share with loved ones, the steam rising off of a freshly made cup of hot cocoa, lights shaped like icicles draping the rooftops, the smell of a freshly decorated fern overtaking the home. The holiday season can ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Forget the sleigh, Santa delivers presents in a C-130J — at least according to the 374th Airlift Wing's new holiday rap video. In the 30-second clip posted Wednesday on Yokota's official Facebook page, base commander Col. Kenneth Moss and Chief Master Sgt. Elvin Young ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — The U.S. military has lifted alcohol restrictions and a midnight curfew for Japan-based servicemembers imposed last month after a fatal vehicle accident on Okinawa. “As of noon today, normal liberty and alcohol consumption policies are back in effect for U.S. military members ...
Starting the first pay period in January, military members on Yokota Air Base will see a significant decrease in their Cost of Living Allowance. The decrease ... At Yokota Air Base, decreases in the average costs of recreation, furniture, household products, tobacco and alcohol account for the COLA decrease.
President Donald J. Trump greets service members Sunday during a troop talk at Yokota Air Base, Japan. During his talk, Trump highlighted the importance of the U.S. – Japan alliance in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. The president Friday embarked on an Indo-Pacific trip of numerous nations such as Japan, ...
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2017 — U.S. and Japanese service members standing shoulder to shoulder have made Yokota Air Base one of the most capable operational bases in Japan and in the world, President Donald J. Trump said in a troop talk there, today. The president has embarked upon an Indo-Pacific trip of ...
When the UFC hits the road, more often than not part of the fight week schedule includes some community outreach. That was true 10 days ago when the promotion headed to Japan for UFC Fight Night 117. Ahead of the event, several fighters and personalities, including Hall of Famer Antonio Rodrigo ...
... Yokota Air Base. South Korean air force F-16 fighter jets it parked at Yokota Air Base, Japan, on June 1, 2017. ... YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Six South Korean F-16 jet fighters were diverted to a U.S. military base in Tokyo after a refueling aircraft malfunctioned, U.S. Forces Japan officials said Thursday.
Yokota Air Base, Japan -- As the Pacific's premier power projection platform, it's Yokota Air Base's mission to provide air power, and there is no air power without ground power. For every hour one of Yokota's C-130J Super Hercules flies, it takes many hours of on the ground preparation and maintenance.
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — A significant number of vehicles owned by U.S. personnel in Japan may be impacted by a recall of millions of faulty air bag inflators. The vehicles might not pass mandatory inspections because they're fitted with potentially dangerous Takata air bags, U.S. Forces Japan's ...
A Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) soldier takes part in a drill to mobilise their Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile unit in response to a recent missile launch by North Korea, at U.S. Air Force Yokota Air Base in Fussa on the outskirts of Tokyo, Japan on Aug. 29, 2017. (REUTERS/Issei Kato).
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — The U.S. military has asked the Japanese government to stop people from buzzing its military bases with remote-controlled aircraft that may pose safety and security risks. Adm. Harry Harris, head of U.S Pacific Command, asked for action on the drone flights during a meeting ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- The holidays. A time of year filled with the baking of festive treats to share with loved ones, the steam rising off of a freshly made cup of hot cocoa, lights shaped like icicles draping the rooftops, the smell of a freshly decorated fern overtaking the home. The holiday season can ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — The U.S. military has lifted alcohol restrictions and a midnight curfew for Japan-based servicemembers imposed last month after a fatal vehicle accident on Okinawa. “As of noon today, normal liberty and alcohol consumption policies are back in effect for U.S. military members ...
Starting the first pay period in January, military members on Yokota Air Base will see a significant decrease in their Cost of Living Allowance. The decrease ... At Yokota Air Base, decreases in the average costs of recreation, furniture, household products, tobacco and alcohol account for the COLA decrease.
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Santa's sleigh looks like an Air Force cargo plane to many people living on isolated Pacific islands. The crews of Japan- and Guam-based C-130J Super Hercules aircraft are preparing for this year's Operation Christmas Drop — a long-running annual mission to provide ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Televisions at many U.S. military facilities in the Pacific have gone dark as viewers grapple with upgrades needed to receive American Forces Network's new high-definition channels. The new digital signal began broadcasting in the Pacific region on Tuesday. The Atlantic and ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – U.S. Forces Japan has loosened alcohol restrictions imposed after a fatal Nov. 19 vehicle accident involving a 21-year-old Marine on Okinawa. The revised rules, which took effect at 4:30 p.m. Thursday local time, allow servicemembers to purchase alcoholic beverages on base ...
Kenneth Moss, a 1992 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, serves as commander for the 374th Airlift Wing, Yokota Air Base, which is 20 miles west of Tokyo. He is responsible for the management, training, command and control of the Department of Defense's only airlift wing in the Pacific theater.
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — All troops in Japan must abide by a new curfew over the holiday weekend, part of the fallout after a 21-year-old Marine was involved in a fatal vehicle crash on Okinawa. An alcohol restriction, which applies on and off base for all servicemembers in Japan, took effect Sunday ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Servicemembers in Japan can expect a ban on alcoholic beverages to last at least through Thanksgiving, a wing commander told troops Tuesday in western Tokyo. Over the weekend, the U.S. military ordered servicemembers in Japan not to buy or consume alcohol “until ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – The U.S. military has ordered servicemembers in Japan not to buy or consume alcohol until further notice after a fatal vehicle accident involving a 21-year-old Marine on Okinawa. U.S. Forces Japan commander Lt. Gen. Jerry Martinez ordered the ban after police on the ...
Air Force One departs from Yokota Air Base, Japan, with Mount Fuji in the background, on November 7, 2017, bound for South Korea. ... President Trump delivers a speech to U.S. military personnel and members of Japan Self-Defense Forces upon his arrival at the U.S. Yokota Air Base on the outskirts of ...
PRESIDENT TRUMP: I like this better. (Applause.) You can have my jacket. Right? Thank you. Thank you, honey. Thank you. Oh, boy, that's something. This is a great group of people. Thank you very much, and General Martinez, everybody, for your devoted leadership of our brave troops right here in ...
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2017 — U.S. and Japanese service members standing shoulder to shoulder have made Yokota Air Base one of the most capable operational bases in Japan and in the world, President Donald J. Trump said in a troop talk there, today. The president has embarked upon an Indo-Pacific trip of ...
An airman with the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, guides a concrete saw into position during a rapid airfield ...
TOKYO, Japan — Some Japanese residents have appealed a court's decision that allows aircraft to continue to operate from Yokota Air Base ...
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — A Japanese court has awarded more than $5.4 million to people living near Yokota in western Tokyo as ...
A district court on Wednesday ordered the government to pay damages to residents around the U.S. Yokota Air Base in the suburbs of Tokyo ...


 

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