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U.S. Forces Japan
The Cornerstone of Peace and Security in the Pacific
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Liberty Order Memo
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Display of the Confederate Battle Flag
Inbound to Japan
SOFA Contract Performance in Japan
Japan Transportation (CULT)
Family Member Visa Process
CY24 Holiday Schedule
Freedom of Information Act
USFJ commander's statement on the USS John S McCain
August 21, 2017
USS John S. McCain collides with merchant ship near Strait of Malacca
August 20, 2017
— The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) was involved in a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore on Aug. 21. There...
Northern Viper kicks off for the first time ever
August 14, 2017
— For the first time, more than 2,000 U.S. Marines joined with approximately 1,500 service members with the Japan Self-Defense Force to support the first iteration of Exercise Northern Viper 2017, at...
USFJ Commander: We are, and must remain, ready to defend Japan
August 10, 2017
— A statement from the Commander on continued operations in Japan...
III MEF Commander's Update on MV-22 Mishap
August 9, 2017
— MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP BUTLER, Okinawa, Japan – The following is a statement from Lt. Gen. Lawrence Nicholson, Commanding General, III Marine Expeditionary Force, on the 5 August MV-22 mishap:...
MARINE CORPS IDENTIFIES NAMES OF DECEASED MARINES IN MV-22 OSPREY MISHAP
August 7, 2017
— Three U.S. Marines have been declared deceased subsequent to extensive search and rescue efforts when an MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft entered the water approximately 18 miles off the coast of the Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland, Australia, the evening of August 5...
United States Returns 4 Hectares of Land Near MCAS Futenma
August 2, 2017
— On August 1, based on prior agreement, the United States returned 4 hectares of land on the east side of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma parallel to Highway 11...
U.S. B-1 bombers conduct bilateral missions with allies in response to North Korea ICBM launch
July 30, 2017
— In response to North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs and as a part of the continuing demonstration of ironclad U.S. commitment to our allies, two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers under the...
U.S. B-1B Lancer Flights Demonstrate Ironclad Commitment to South Korea, Japan
July 11, 2017
— As part of the continuing demonstration of the ironclad U.S. commitment to our allies against the growing threat from North Korea’s ballistic missile and nuclear programs, two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam conducted a 10-hour sequenced bilateral mission with South Korean and Japanese fighter jets, July 7...
USFJ Commander praises U.S., Japan, Republic of Korea cooperation on fighter aircraft
June 5, 2017
— June 5, 2017 - YOKOTA AIR BASE, JAPAN – YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Six Republic of Korea (ROK) KF-16 fighter aircraft that had diverted to Yokota AB, Japan, Thursday were able to continue their flight to Alaska Sunday after the U.S. Air Force was able to reschedule the mid-air refueling support necessary to cross the Pacific Ocean. 在日米軍司令部発表 米空軍横田基地－木曜日に米空軍横田基地に迂回した韓国のKF-16戦闘機6機は日曜日、米空軍が太平洋を横断するのに必要な空中給油の支援を再調整した後、アラスカへと飛行を継続することができました。 ...
Vice President Pence Visits Naval Air Facility Atsugi
April 18, 2017
— Marking his first official travel to the Asia-Pacific region, Vice President Mike Pence made his first stop in Japan landing at Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi on April 18...
U.S. Air Force bomber conducts bilateral training missions with Japanese and South Korean Counterparts
March 22, 2017
— On March 21st a U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer conducted a bilateral mission in the vicinity of Japan with Koku-Jeitai F-15J Eagles, followed by a bilateral mission with Republic of Korea Air Force F-15K Slam Eagles and F-16s carried out in ROK airspace...
Keen Sword 2017
October 31, 2016
— Units from the U.S. military and Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) will conduct Exercise Keen Sword 17 beginning Oct. 30, 2016. Keen Sword is the largest joint, bilateral field training exercise...
Arrival of F-35 Lightning II to Japan
October 31, 2016
— The United States Government officially notified the Government of Japan regarding the planned introduction and basing of the F-35B Lightning II in Japan on Oct. 13. The 16 aircraft are scheduled to...
U.S. B-1 BOMBERS CONDUCT SEQUENCE FLIGHTS WITH SOUTH KOREA, JAPAN IN RESPONSE TO NUCLEAR TEST
September 13, 2016
— -- Today, two U.S. Air Force B-1B strategic bombers from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted training with fighter aircraft from the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) and a low-level flight...
USFJ commander announces steps to strengthen SOFA implementation, SOFA member accountability
July 18, 2016
— The Commander of U.S. Forces in Japan announced today several steps the U.S. military has taken over the past several months to reinforce accountability and ensure the highest standards of behavior...
USFJ announces end of Kumamoto earthquake relief support
April 25, 2016
— MEDIA ADVISORY RELEASE #2016005 April 24, 2016USFJ announces end of Kumamoto earthquake relief supportYOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- United States Forces, Japan, announced today the end of direct U.S...
USFJ prepares to support Japan earthquake relief efforts
April 17, 2016
— MEDIA ADVISORYRELEASE #2016004 April 17, 2016USFJ prepares to support Japan earthquake relief effortsYOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – United States Forces, Japan, is preparing to provide operational airlift...
USFJ STATEMENT ON FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF GREAT EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE
March 10, 2016
— MEDIA ADVISORYRELEASE #2016003 March 11, 2016USFJ STATEMENT ON FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF GREAT EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKEYOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan - U.S. Forces, Japan and 5th Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. John...
Joint Statement on Trilateral Joint Chiefs of Staff Meeting
February 11, 2016
— Joint Statement on Trilateral Joint Chiefs of Staff MeetingPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – United States Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted Republic of...
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