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.

160611-N-NY430-203 SASEBO, Japan (June 11, 2015) – An Indian Navy Sailor stands on the side lines and watches U.S. and Indian Sailors play soccer during a Malabar 2016 sporting event. Malabar 2016 is a trilateral maritime exercise designed enhance dynamic cooperation between the Indian Navy, JMSDF and U.S. Navy forces in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher S. Haley/released) SASEBO, Japan (June 6, 2016) Sasebo City Mayor Norio Tomonaga and Commander, U.S.  Fleet Activities Sasebo Capt. Matthew Ovios hold an envelope of donation checks for Kumamoto disaster relief taken up by CFAS faith groups. CFAS Catholic, New Life, general and liturgical Protestant communities collectively raised $13,200 for disaster releif via special offerings taken during services. Kumamoto was struck by magnitude 6.5 and 7.3 earthquakes on 14 and 16 April. Standing with Ovios and Tomonaga are chaplains Lt. Glenndon Genthner, Lt. Byron Johnson, Lt. Donelson Thevenin and Margary Santosvalerio, who represented the donating faith groups. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum/Released) 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) 160610-N-QY759-086 SASEBO, Japan (June 10, 2016) – U.S. 7th Fleet deputy Commander Rear Adm. Brian Hurley, speaks at a Malabar 2016 press conference held at Commander, U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo on June 10, 2016. Malabar 2016 is a trilateral maritime exercise designed to enhance dynamic cooperation between the Indian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy forces in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum/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)

                

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