The base prides itself on having kept the number of COVID-19 cases exceptionally low.
Part of a searchlight dome was missing during a check of the Osprey at about 5 p.m. Tuesday.
The U.S. military is urging its personnel in Japan to call pest control if they spot Asian giant hornets.
Some service members in Japan saw a welcome surprise in their paychecks Wednesday.
Tokyo officials detected the chemicals, commonly known as PFOS and PFOA, in two wells near Yokota Air Base.
U.S. military bases reported minimal damage after a full day hunkered down against record-breaking rain and strong wind.
Authorities urged U.S. military personnel and their families at bases on the Kanto Plain to stock up and sit tight.
The Air Force added a pair of special operations squadrons in Japan charged with flying and maintaining CV-22 Ospreys.
Master Sgt. Nicholas Vollweiler, 35, was stabbed to death with a knife at his home just outside Yokota's east gate.
Yokota Air Base and Camp Zama appeared to be the worst hit, despite the eye of the storm traveling closer to other bases.
The deadly riot in the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 attracted a variety of far-right extremists who shared a devotion to Trump.
The Humvee was stolen from a National Guard Armory in a Los Angeles suburb.
The proposal to expand military exchange shopping privileges had been expected to be finalized in late 2020.
Many survivors will see at least $400 more in their Feb. 1 annuity payments.
Typically, about half of each class washes out during the final apprentice course because of its demanding nature.