NEWS

  • The Rock crosses the Pacific

    Airmen from Yokota Air Base welcomed four Air Mobility Command C-130J’s from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, as part of a capstone exercise Feb. 8-19, 2020.“Yokota has a very unique AOR,” said Capt. John Walitsch, 61st Airlift Squadron C-130J pilot. “By the 61st flying out, we get to enhance

  • Japanese Surgeon General visits Travis

    All the bells and whistles of the U.S. west coast mobility mission were on full display during a visit from Japanese Maj. Gen. Shinya Bekku, Japanese Air Self-Defense Force Surgeon General, Dec. 9, 2019, at Travis Air Force Base, California.

  • EC leaders visit Pacific en route Airmen

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J.-- Leaders from the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center here visited three air mobility squadrons of the 515th Air Mobility Operations Wing in Japan and Republic of Korea from Aug. 21-25.Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, USAF EC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Larry

  • Joint AE mission enables patients to receive critical care

    Airmen, Soldiers and U.S. and Japanese civilian personnel from six different locations around the world teamed up to provide the largest aeromedical evacuation ever at Misawa Air Base, Japan, for two critical patients March 22.The Air Force AE system is a unique and significant part of the nation’s

  • AMC enables first international F-35B deployment

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Air Mobility Command Airmen helped mark a major milestone by enabling the delivery of Marine F-35B Lightning II aircraft to Japan, Jan. 18 2017.The transfer of the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 aircraft from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, to MCAS Iwakuni,