Yokota Air Base

Cheap, easy lunch found throughout Japan

Just a 5-minute walk from Hardy Barracks, Kourakuen is a very popular Chinese restaurant among the local salarymen. Although you...

Yokota to host youth baseball and softball programs


The Yokota Baseball/Softball Association (YBSA) encourages interest in youth baseball and softball by complimenting existing Youth...

Senior Airman Alycia Cancel, U.S. Air Force Band of Pacific-Asia vocalist, stands inside a band studio at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 19, 2018. Cancel joined the Air Force band as a way to gain experience performing prior to becoming a music teacher. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Singer joins AF, gains experience at Yokota


Yokota Air Base, Japan -- Silence spread throughout the room as all eyes were focused on her. She performed in front of people...

Geocaching in Japan: Get in on the global treasure hunt


Visit any popular tourist destination in Japan, and it’s likely that you won’t be too far away from a Geocache. However, unless you...

Photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin West

374th Metal Tech makes custom parachute racks for aircrew


Yokota Air Base, Japan -- A parachute rack hangar fixture lays mounted to a work station at the 374th Maintenance Squadron aircraft...

A C-130J Super Hercules sits on the flightline during a snow storm, Jan. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The base recorded 12.5 inches of snowfall during a 24 hour period. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Donald Hudson)

Yokota records 12.5 inches of snowfall


Yokota Air Base, Japan -- As the snow falls over Yokota and base residents stay warm indoors, many Airmen are diligently working in...

In this photo from 2015, Yokota Middle School students enjoy the Genre Initiative festivities in the school. The bi-annual event celebrates student literacy achievements. Photo courtesy of Annette Holladay

Yokota Middle School hosts student literacy celebration Jan. 29


Yokota Middle School hosts its annual Genre Initiative celebration Monday, Jan. 29 starting 1:45 p.m. The event is not open to the...


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