05B4 Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo

Welcome to Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo

The important bilateral relationship between Japan and the United States that exists today is very much in evidence at U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo, where ships of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and the United States Seventh Fleet share this excellent port.

160613-N-NY430-040 SASEBO, Japan (Jun. 13, 2016) Adm. Scott H. Swift Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Rear Adm. Matthew J. Carter Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Japan, Commander, Navy Region Japan, Rear Admiral John B. Nowell Jr. Commander Expeditionary Strike Group 7,Amphibious Force 7th Fleet, Task Force 76 and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Vice Adm. Kazuki Yamashita, commandant, Sasebo District, lay flowers at the maritime defenders memorial at Higashiyama Park, Jun. 13, 2016. The flowers were laid to honor Japanese sailors who have died in the line of duty. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher S. Haley/Released) SASEBO, Japan (June 14, 2016) Culinary Specialist 1st Class Brandon Alexander, Commander, U.S.  Fleet Activities Sasebo Multi-cultural Committee president, speaks before a PT session about LGBT Pride Month. Many Sailors at the event wore T-shirts with the colors of the LGBT flag in honor of the month. LGBT Pride Month is held annually to recognize the importance of diversity within American society as well as the achievements of LGBT individuals. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum/Released) 160721-N-NY430-020 SASEBO, Japan (July 21, 2016) Actors from Pure Praxis perform a skit during a performance education workshop for Sailors onboard Commander, U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo. Pure Praxis is a social theater group comprised of actors, facilitators, educators and trained victim advocates contracted by the Department of Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office. The group trains and empowers service members at military installations by focusing on post-assault retaliation, reprisal, education and prevention. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher S. Haley/released) 160722-N-NY430-168 SASEBO, Japan (July 22, 2016) An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the "Dragons" of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 prepares to board distinguished visitors and local media members at Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Sakibe helicopter pad for a flight to JMSDF helicopter destroyer JS Izumo (DDH 183). The osprey’s visit is part of a joint U.S. - Japan Self-Defense Force exercise. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher S. Haley/ Released) 160727-N-NY430-145 SASEBO, Japan (July 27, 2016) Army Spc. Michael Breneman signals to a Japan Ground Self Defense Force Type 87 armored reconnaissance vehicle during an onload evolution aboard U.S. Army Runnymede-class landing craft utility USAV Coamo (LCU 2014) at Commander, U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo on July 27, 2016.  This onload is part of the first-ever point-to-point shipment of JGSDF vehicles aboard U.S. military vessels. The JGSDF personnel and equipment will take part in Rising Thunder, an annual bilateral U.S. Army-JGSDF exercise held at Yakima Training Center, Wa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication 3rd Class Specialist Kristopher S. Haley/Released)


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