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Pilot for a Day

Yokota High School senior and Junior Reserve Officer Joey DeGrella is a honorary the Pilot for a Day.

374th Airlift Wing public affairs
Yokota AFB, Japan | September 30, 2019

Joey DeGrella, Yokota High School senior and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. class commander, poses for a photo in front of a C-130J Super Hercules.
Joey DeGrella, Yokota High School senior and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. class commander, poses for a photo in front of a C-130J Super Hercules. | Photo: U.S. Air Force Photo by Machiko Arita

Joey DeGrella, Yokota High School senior and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. class commander, poses for a photo in front of a C-130J Super Hercules during the 36th Airlift Squadron’s Pilot for a Day program, Sept. 20, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. In being selected Pilot for a Day, DeGrella was given the opportunity to experience life as a 36 AS's pilot from mission briefings, aircrew flight equipment familiarization and even a flight in a C-130J Super Hercules, the 36 AS went to great lengths to inspire the next generation of aviators. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Machiko Arita)


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