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Vice President Pence Visits Naval Air Facility Atsugi April 18, 2017 — Marking his first official travel to the Asia-Pacific region, Vice President Mike Pence made his first stop in Japan landing at Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi on April 18. MORE
U.S. Air Force bomber conducts bilateral training missions with Japanese and South Korean Counterparts March 22, 2017 — On March 21st a U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer conducted a bilateral mission in the vicinity of Japan with Koku-Jeitai F-15J Eagles, followed by a bilateral mission with Republic of Korea Air Force F-15K Slam Eagles and F-16s carried out in ROK airspace. MORE
Keen Sword 2017 October 31, 2016 —  Units from the U.S. military and Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) will conduct Exercise Keen Sword 17 beginning Oct. 30, 2016. Keen Sword is the largest joint, bilateral field training exercise MORE
Arrival of F-35 Lightning II to Japan October 31, 2016 —   The United States Government officially notified the Government of Japan regarding the planned introduction and basing of the F-35B Lightning II in Japan on Oct. 13. The 16 aircraft are scheduled to MORE
U.S. B-1 BOMBERS CONDUCT SEQUENCE FLIGHTS WITH SOUTH KOREA, JAPAN IN RESPONSE TO NUCLEAR TEST September 13, 2016 —   -- Today, two U.S. Air Force B-1B strategic bombers from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted training with fighter aircraft from the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) and a low-level flight MORE
USFJ commander announces steps to strengthen SOFA implementation, SOFA member accountability July 18, 2016 —   The Commander of U.S. Forces in Japan announced today several steps the U.S. military has taken over the past several months to reinforce accountability and ensure the highest standards of behavior MORE
USFJ announces end of Kumamoto earthquake relief support April 25, 2016 — MEDIA ADVISORY RELEASE #2016005 April 24, 2016USFJ announces end of Kumamoto earthquake relief supportYOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- United States Forces, Japan, announced today the end of direct U.S. MORE
USFJ prepares to support Japan earthquake relief efforts April 17, 2016 — MEDIA ADVISORYRELEASE #2016004 April 17, 2016USFJ prepares to support Japan earthquake relief effortsYOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – United States Forces, Japan, is preparing to provide operational airlift MORE
USFJ STATEMENT ON FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF GREAT EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE March 10, 2016 — MEDIA ADVISORYRELEASE #2016003 March 11, 2016USFJ STATEMENT ON FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF GREAT EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKEYOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan - U.S. Forces, Japan and 5th Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. John MORE
Joint Statement on Trilateral Joint Chiefs of Staff Meeting February 11, 2016 — Joint Statement on Trilateral Joint Chiefs of Staff MeetingPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – United States Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted Republic of MORE
USPACOM Vigilant During North Korean Missile Launch February 08, 2016 — USPACOM Vigilant During North Korean Missile LaunchCAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii - U.S. Department of Defense systems detected and tracked today what we assess was a North Korean missile launch into space MORE
USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks North Korean Missile Launch into Space February 08, 2016 — USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks North Korean Missile Launch into SpaceOFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. – U.S. Strategic Command systems detected and tracked what we assess was a North Korean missile launch into MORE
USFJ, JSDF wrap successful Keen Edge 2016 February 02, 2016 — MEDIA ADVISORYRELEASE # 2016002 January 29, 2016 USFJ, JSDF wrap successful Keen Edge 2016YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – The Japan Self-Defense Forces and U.S. military concluded their bilateral command MORE
USFJ and JSDF prepare for Exercise Keen Edge 16 January 08, 2016 — MEDIA ADVISORYRELEASE #2016001                                                  January 8, 2016 USFJ and JSDF prepare for Exercise Keen Edge 16  YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Units from Japan Self Defense MORE
H-60 MISHAP OFF OKINAWA - UPDATE August 13, 2015 — H-60 MISHAP OFF OKINAWA - UPDATEYOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – A U.S. Army H-60 helicopter conducted a hard landing aboard the USNS Red Cloud on August 12 approximately 8 miles east of Ukibarujima (Ukibaru MORE
H-60 MISHAP OFF OKINAWA August 12, 2015 — USFJ Public Affairs Office (J021), Yokota Air Base, Japanpacom.yokota.usfj.mbx.media@mail.mil; Phone: (042) 551-5924; Fax: (042) 552-2511, Extension 5-2312FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEH-60 MISHAP OFF MORE
USFJ PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT June 22, 2015 — USFJ PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTUSFJ is providing general information via command information channels to help educate our personnel and families in light of confirmed cases of Middle Eastern MORE
U.S. Forces Japan Change of Command Ceremony Announced May 26, 2015 — MEDIA ADVISORYRELEASE #2015004 May 26, 2015U.S. Forces Japan Change of Command Ceremony AnnouncedYOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Lt. Gen. Salvatore A. “Sam” Angelella, commander of U.S. Forces, Japan, and MORE
Department of Defense announces Air Force CV-22 Deployment May 11, 2015 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERELEASE #2015003 May 12, 2015Department of Defense announces Air Force CV-22 DeploymentYOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – The U.S. Department of Defense announced today plans to station a MORE
U.S. Pacific Command Supports Nepal Recovery Efforts May 07, 2015 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERELEASE # 201502 May 7, 2015U.S. Pacific Command Supports Nepal Recovery EffortsYokota AB, Tokyo Japan –U.S. Pacific Command's Joint Task Force 505 has been activated to support MORE

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