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.

SASEBO, Japan (Apr. 14, 2016) Chaplain Lt. Donelson Thevenin, assigned to Commander, U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo, speaks as a subject matter expert on a Resilient Workforce Summit panel, Apr. 14, 2016. The Resilient Workforce Summit provided service members training on a range of subjects from physical readiness to sexual assault in order to maintain a resilient workforce. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum/Released) SASEBO, Japan (Apr. 18, 2016) Commander, U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo Port Operations Officer Chief Warrant Office Timothy Greene directs a Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 MH-60S Seahawk helicopter on the CFAS tarmac Apr. 18, 2016. The helicopter refueled and embarked personnel bound for Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) to assist in MV-22B Osprey operations from the vessel in support of Kumamoto earthquake disaster relief efforts. At the request of the Japanese government, U.S. Forces Japan is providing airlift support to Japanese Self-Defense Forces (JSDF). A JSDF task force of more than 25,000 personnel is providing humanitarian and disaster relief assistance to the people affected by the magnitude 6.5 and 7.3 earthquakes that struck the Kumamoto area on 14 and 16 April 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum/Released) 160218-N-NY430-521; SASEBO; Japan (APR. 25 2016) Commander Navy Region Japan Fire Department personnel aboard Commander U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo pull a training dummy “Sailor” from debris and provide first aid assistance during a collapsed building drill as part of Exercise Reliant Gale. The annual exercise tests typhoon readiness and response capabilities. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher S. Haley/ Released) 160512-N-NY4; SASEBO, Japan (May 12, 2016) Sailor of the Year, Junior Sailor of the Year, and Blue Jacket of the Year from all of the commands at CFAS pose for a group photo during the Sailor of the Year Banquet hosted by the Sasebo Navy League Committee. SASEBO, Japan (May 22, 2016) Master-at-Arms 1st Class Carlos Hernandez, assigned to Commander, U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo, rings a memorial bell as the names of the fallen are read at the Soto Dam memorial, May 22, 2016. The annual memorial ceremony is held for the 53 American POWS and 14 Japanese who died building Soto Dam during World War II. Sasebo erected the memorial for both American and Japanese dead in 1956. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum/Released)


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