Yokota Air Base Newswire

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  1. USO StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 21 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, greets members of the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron fire apparatus at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 22, 2018.

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  2. Vice Chairman LunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 21 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has lunch with service members at the Enlisted Club at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 22, 2018.

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  3. Contracts For April 17, 2018Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... Force Base, California; Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico; Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska; and Yokota Air Base, Japan. Air Force Lifecycle Management Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is the contracting activity. (Awarded Jan. 30, ...

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  4. Striking images of the US military training at night reveal the surreal colors of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J loadmasters, sit on the open ramp of a C-130J Super Hercules flying near Yokota Air Base, Japan. Capt. David Hirt, left, and Maj. Stephen Piantarnida observe the terrain using night-vision goggles during an air support ...

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  5. Japan bases bar man for alleged airline ticket fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Military police say an alleged con artist appears to have bilked U.S. military families on four bases in Japan out of more than $20,000 for airline tickets that were never provided. George Gucci, a 6-foot, 225-pound weightlifter who sometimes worked out at Yokota's on-base gym and had a concession to sell furniture at Yokota Air Base last year, has been barred from all U.S. military facilities in Japan, according to a fraud alert released by Camp Zama officials this week that asks people to keep a lookout for him.

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  6. Air Force apologizes, resumes training after parachute mishap in TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Stars and Stripes

    ... to keep the chutes from tangling. "The procedure worked as designed and the parachutist landed safely on Yokota Air Base without any injuries," the statement said. Part of a parachute cut away over Yokota Air Base, Japan, was found on the grounds of ...

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  7. Seven men arrested for alleged scam that cost company president bitcoins worth A 190 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Japan Times

    ... and the U.S. military after a U.S. Air Force member's parachute fell onto the grounds of a school near Yokota Air Base in... Japan may be experiencing a swell of foreign tourists, but not all regions of the country are reaping the rewards. The ...

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  8. Naha District Court sentences U.S. Marine to four years for fatal drunken driving crash in OkinawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Japan Times

    ... and the U.S. military after a U.S. Air Force member's parachute fell onto the grounds of a school near Yokota Air Base in... Japan may be experiencing a swell of foreign tourists, but not all regions of the country are reaping the rewards. The ...

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  9. Air Force investigates after parachute part lands on Japanese high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Stars and Stripes

    ... ts falling onto schools on Okinawa and the arrival of CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft at Yokota last week. "Yokota Air Base takes matters of this nature seriously and the incident is under investigation," the statement said.

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  10. Ospreys arrive at base in Japan with eye to deterring North KoreaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 6 | SFGate

    22 Osprey transport aircraft operated by the U.S. Air Force arrived at Yokota Air Base on Thursday, with an eye to increasing the deterrent power of the Japan-U.S. alliance against North Korea. The aircraft will soon begin training at the base on the ...

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  11. Hundreds protest Yokota's new Ospreys in western TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Stars and Stripes

    ... 130 tanker during nighttime refueling. Japanese residents protest the presence of Air Force CV-22 Ospreys at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Friday, April 6, 2018.

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  12. Push is on in Japan for more participation in COLA surveysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Stars and Stripes

    ... reductions. The largest drops came at Yokosuka, where servicemembers saw rates drop about 45 percent, and at Yokota Air Base, where they fell by about 30 percent. To get the most accurate information to determine allowances for the next three years ...

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  13. Air Force Ospreys arrive at their new home in western TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | Stars and Stripes

    ... tional aircraft arrive, base officials said. Five CV-22 Ospreys from a special operations squadron landed at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Thursday, April 5, 2018 - two years earlier than expected.

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  14. U.S. military unloads controversial Ospreys to be deployed at Tokyo...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 4 | Xinhuanet

    Five Air Force CV-22 Osprey aircraft were unloaded at the U.S. Army's Yokohama North Dock and will fly to Yokota Air Base in the suburbs of Tokyo amid public opposition, local media reported Wednesday. The arrival of the controversial tilt-rotor planes followed a sudden announcement that the plane's formal deployment would be brought forward from the fiscal year through September 2020, as was previously planned, to this summer.

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  15. U.S. military announces early deployment of CV-22 Ospreys to Japan's Yokota Air BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | The Japan Times

    The U.S. military said Tuesday that five Air Force CV-22 Ospreys will deploy to Yokota Air Base in Tokyo later this week in a move that comes over a year ahead of schedule and despite public concerns over the safety of the tilt-rotor aircraft. It will be the first deployment of the Osprey to a military base in Japan outside the southern prefecture of Okinawa, where the bulk of U.S. forces in the country are stationed.

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  16. Survey finds many guide dog owners are discriminated against in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | The Japan Times

    ... Japanese nationals while ... The U.S. military said Tuesday that five Air Force CV-22 Ospreys will deploy to Yokota Air Base in Tokyo later this week in a move that comes over a year ahead of schedule and despite public concer... Radical reforms to ...

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  17. Yokota TaskRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Air Force Senior Airman Stephen Clark, left, and Airman 1st Class Matthew Pfeffer sit on the open ramp of a C-130J Super Hercules flying near Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 26, 2018, before conducting a simulated airdrop over Yokota. Clark and Pfeffer are loadmasters assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron.

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  18. How The Pentagon Plans To Spend That Extra $61 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... Vice President Mike Pence addresses U.S. military personnel in front of an Air Force F-35 fighter at U.S. Yokota Air Base, on the outskirts of Tokyo, on Feb. 8. The military will be buying an additional 90 F-35s this year, its most modern - and most ...

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  19. Racial slurs on Air Force Facebook group spark investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    The Air Force is investigating after a Ramstein, Germany-based public affairs airman repeatedly posted a racial slur to a Facebook group for personnel at the headquarters of U.S. Forces Japan. Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker called a person of Asian descent a "Ching Chong" several times in comments on YokotaTalk, which bills itself as a "place where current, past, and future residents of Yokota Air Base and surrounding Tokyo mingle, make friends, share stories and just have fun."

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  20. Mountain MatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2018 | U.S. Department of Defense

    135R Stratotanker takes off from Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 19, 2018. The aircraft is assigned to the 916th Air Refueling Wing, which flies the KC-135R in air-to-air refueling missions and assures it can support U.S. military interests at home and ...

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