Support our mission

Bob Wickley ©Stars and StripesYokota Air Base, Japan, November, 1974: Sgt. Tim Martin of the 475th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is partially obscured by the sheet of water he's pouring onto a UH1P ''Huey'' helicopter at Yokota Air Base. The chopper had to be washed down at least once a month to prevent corrosion.

RELATED MATERIAL: Stars and Stripes' 1974 story about the maintenance squadron at Yokota.


around the web

Sign Up for Daily Headlines

Sign-up to receive a daily email of today’s top military news stories from Stars and Stripes and top news outlets from around the world.

Sign up