To create, protect, and sustain Airpower…Everyday, by enhancing readiness, force management/development, productivity, and QoL
To be the best FSS in the Air Force…finding a way to “Yes” and providing unequaled programs and services
Mission…People…Service –– world-class customer service
The Force Support Squadron provides leadership with force management/shaping/development; 13 feeding operations; personnel readiness and accountability; lodgment of forces; fit to fight activities; airmen regeneration and resiliency activities; infant to teenager development; airmen and family reunification activities; hosting of official functions; community building; casualty/mortuary affairs and adaptive flexibility to meet the mission.
Of special note in 2020/21:
– MPS/IPR: Deployed 107 Airmen to support 12 missions.
– NEO: Regional focal point for evacuation/reception.
– MPS/CPO: 15.5K military and civilian personnel actions completed.
– Honor Guard: 45 members, 264 details and 1.2K detail hours and 192 training hours.
– PACAF Regional Mortuary: Ensured dignified honors for 16 fallen members.
– Professional Development: Trained 148 ALS/277 FTAC and held 74 bilateral
– Education and Training: Certified $1.5M Tuition Assistance, 6.4K college
credits, tested 1.4K Amn.
– Earned 20 program/individual awards across the base, Pacific, and MAJCOM.
Commander: Lt Col Jennifer Chang
Deputy Commander: Mr. Raymond Magby
Operations Officer: Maj Nathan Schultz
Squadron Superintendent: CMSgt Froilan Flores
Squadron First Sergeant: MSgt Teresa Tyler
Chief, Civilian Personnel Flight: Ms. Renee Cooper
Chief, Manpower & Organization: Mr. Shawn Gilmore
Military Personnel Flight Commander: Capt Chantel Wilmot
Sustainment Services Flight Commander: Capt Jesse Salgado
Chief, Child & Youth Flight: Ms. Michelle Crawford
Chief, Airman & Family Readiness Flight: Ms. Maria Chapa
Chief, Force Development Flight: Mr. Rupert Harmon
Chief, Community Services Flight: Mr. Charles Mecke (interim)
Chief, Recreation Services: Mr. Joseph Heinrichs
Chief, Resource Management Flight: Mr. Michael Solberg
Chief, Marketing: Ms. Desiree Miller
Chief, Unit Training: Mr. Joshua Dunn
Civilian Personnel Flight
Military Personnel Flight
Sustainment Services Flight
Airman & Family Services Flight
Force Development Flight
Community Services Flight
Resource Management Flight
Readiness & Plans
Recreational Services Flight
– The FSS is comprised of eight flights, 49 business/service activities, 159 facilities, $460M in assets, and $7.1M NAF personnel/contractor annual payroll back into the YAB community.
– The FSS has 1058 members: 111 military, 105 appropriated fund civilians, 226 non-appropriated fund civilians, 486 local nationals, 87 contractors and 10 concessioner contracts.
– Through 29K programs/activities/services and 2.7M customer contacts/year the FSS provides enhanced quality of life, facilities, and programs for 11.5K Yokota Air Base community members, and over 150K transient personnel per year. MWRF is 4th largest in the AF: $34.1M
Pacific Air Forces A1 Awards, 2020
Robert E. Corsi A1 Legacy Service Award, Mr. Raymond Magby
Force Support Special Duty SNCO of the Year- Installation Level, MSgt. Erik Garza
Civilian Technician Supervisor of the Year- Installation Level, Mr. Jose Lobo
Annual Safety Awards – Safety Certificates, Aero Club
Pacific Air Forces A1 Awards, 2016
Dr. Beverly L. Schmalzried Award, Mr. Robert Glassheim
Arts & Crafts Program of the Year
Marketing Program of the Year
Air Force Association (PACAF) Awards, 2015
Outstanding Air Force Senior Civilian Manager (GS14-15), Mr. Paul Keenan
Outstanding Air Force Civilian Program Manager (GS12-13), Mr. Jonathan Boyd
Air Force A1 Awards, 2015
Civilian Personnel Program of the Year
Pacific Air Forces A1 Awards, 2015
Aero Club Program of the Year
Arts & Crafts Program of the Year
Outdoor Recreation Program of the Year
Professional Development Program of the Year
Resource Management Program of the Year
Roger M. Blanchard Memorial Award, Mr. Jonathan Boyd
General Billy J. Boles Mentorship Award, MSgt Brad Claypool
Force Support Squadron Section Chief of the Year, Mr. Patrick Coleman
Air Force A1 Awards, 2014
Force Support Squadron Section Chief of the Year, Mr. Claude Bryant
Force Support Squadron Specialist of the Year, Mr. Derrick Royster
Yokota Air Base Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund budgets non-appropriated funds to support organizational parties, picnics or similar activities. After allowances for base-wide and group level events, the FY21 approved budget provides funds not to exceed $7.00 per military, U.S. civilian and Local National employee (MLC/IHA) for squadron level events.
Special Morale Welfare
Yokota Air Base limits funds allocated to contribute to the overall morale and welfare of military community.
For example: Promotion Ceremonies, Retirement Ceremonies, Change of Command, Assumption of Duty, Annual Awards Ceremony, and etc.