U.S. military halts parachute training after Tokyo school mishap

National Apr 11, 2018

U.S. military halts parachute training after Tokyo school mishap

Local authorities lodged a protest Wednesday with the central government 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 western Tokyo the day before. "It could have been a life-threatening incident" ...

National Jan 22, 2016

U.S. deploys F-22 fighters to Yokota base in Japan

The U.S. Air Force has flown 14 F-22 stealth fighters to Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo, the Japanese Defense Ministry said Friday. The arrival of the latest model of stealth fighters follows North Korea's nuclear test on Jan. 6 and the victory of Tsai ...