The remaining 37 airmen from Yokota AB, Japan, who had deployed to Utapao, Thailand, to support the delivery of relief supplies into Myanmar, have returned to their home base. Yokota C-130 transports from the 374 Airlift Wing, operating from Utapao, ferried relief supplies, including bottled water, mosquito netting, and hygiene kits, into Myanmar starting May 12, 10 days after a powerful cyclone ravaged the Asian nation. The Yokota C-130s provide USAF’s only tactical airlift capability in the Western Pacific region.(Yokota report by SrA. Brian Kimball)
In a nighttime ceremony contrived to continue concealment of many of its features, the new B-21 bomber rolled out of Northrop Grumman's Palmdale, Calif. plant Dec. 2. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the aircraft's advanced technology represents "deterrence, the American way."