Commander Task Force 76/Expeditionary Strike Group-7
With three different titles: Commander, Amphibious Force U.S. SEVENTH Fleet/Expeditionary Strike Group Seven/Task Force 76 is responsible for conducting expeditionary warfare operations to support a full range of theater contingencies, ranging from humanitarian and disaster relief operations, to full combat operations.
CTF 76 is the Commander, U.S. SEVENTH Fleet's primary Navy advisor on amphibious matters in the Seventh Fleet Area of Operations (AOR), and conducts a number of bi- and multi-lateral exercises each year in support of Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet's Cooperative Engagement Strategy.
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion
Located on Camp Shields, Okinawa, the Seabees on the island provide forward-deployed engineering expertise, exercise related construction, humanitarian civic action, disaster relief and the ability to respond to a major crisis and limited regional contingencies in the Area of Responsibility.
The mission of the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion is to...
—Organize, train, operate and maintain the Naval Construction Force. (1NCD)
—Command and Control Naval Construction Regiments. (1NCD)
—Develop, coordinate and implement policies and requirements to man, equip and train Seabees. (NCFC)
Roles & Responsibilities include...
—Provide combat construction forces to fulfill operational and forward engagement requirements of Combatant and/or Component Commanders.
—Provide contingency and deliberate planning in support of OPLANs.
—Provide contributory support to Naval Shore Activities.
Patrol and Reconnaissance Force Seventh Fleet Detachment Kadena
Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Forces, SEVENTH Fleet (PRF7F) leads expeditionary Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Forces in support of SEVENTH Fleet operations fighting today's War on Terror and ready to engage tomorrow's adversaries. We promote regional security and enhancement of theater security cooperation through close interoperation with allied forces, friendly nations, and other U.S. military services.
Patrol and Reconnaissance Forces, SEVENTH Fleet leads expeditionary Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Forces in support of SEVENTH Fleet operations fighting today's War on Terror and ready to engage tomorrow's adversaries. We promote regional security and enhancement of theater security cooperation through close interoperation with allied forces, friendly nations, and other U.S. military services.
Naval Communication Detachment Okinawa
Originally, naval communications on Okinawa was provided by a Naval Communication Station located on Futenma Marine Base. The NAVCOMMSTA relocated to the Navy Air Base, Naha City and became a department of the Naval Air Facility, Naha. In May 1972, NAF Naha was combined with Fleet Activities Okinawa. In 1975, the Naha base was disestablished and all naval facilities were relocated to Kadena Air Base becoming Commander, Fleet Activities Okinawa. During the same period, the Anti-Submarine Warfare Communications Center (ASCOMM) Department, an integral part of the Anti-Submarine Warfare Operations Center (ASWOC) of FAIRWING ONE DET NAHA, also relocated from Naha to Kadena. Naval Radio Transmitting Facility Awase, originally an Army/Air Force communications site, was transferred to the Navy in 1966 and eventually became part of Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa Communications Department. NAVCOMM Det Okinawa was established and joined the NAVCOMTELSTA team in February 1991. NAVCOMM Det Okinawa consists of Tactical Support Center Communications (TSCCOMM) Division, COMSEC Material System (CMS) Division, Naval Radio Transmitter Facility (NRTF) Awase, and Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System (SURTASS) Division.
Naval Communication Detachment Okinawa operates out of two locations on Okinawa. One portion of the detachment is located on Kadena Air Base and the other is located at the Awase Radio Transmitter Facility. NAVCOMDET provides communication support for the Seventh Fleet and its supporting units: U.S. Naval Forces Japan, U.S. Naval Forces Korea, Defense Force. Naval Radio Transmitter Facility Awase, located on the eastern side of Okinawa, provides High Frequency (HF) transmitter support to Seventh Fleet and area commanders and Low Frequency (LF) transmitter support for COMSUBGRU submarines.
Military Sealift Command
Military Sealift Command Office Okinawa was established Jan. 1, 1953 and is located at Naha Military Port, Okinawa. Military Sealift Command Office Okinawa, or MSCO Okinawa, provides support services to the more than 100 Military Sealift Command-controlled ships that visit the island each year. These ships deliver all fuel, ammunition and equipment used by United States military forces either stationed on Okinawa or performing exercises in the theatre. Through the course of an average year, MSCO Okinawa manages the loading and discharge of more than 89,000 metric tons of cargo and more than 1.5 million barrels of fuel.
Navy Munitions Command
The Navy Munitions Command provides ordnance management for waterfront operations, operates ordnance loading and transhipment facilities, ensures explosive policies are adhered to and coordinates resource requirements in support of Fleet units/operational forces within the Pacific Fleet Area of Operations. Utilizing the combined talents of Naval personnel, Marines, USCS employees and Japanese Master Labor Contractors, daily interaction helps to directly support the war-fighting capabilities of all US and allied nations' military services forward deployed.
NMC's mission is to provide for the accounting, receipt, segregation, sentencing, storage, maintenance, modification, assembly, and issue of U.S. military ammunition, mines, missiles, ordnance, and support equipment; to plan and direct the transportation of assigned commodities; provide a comprehensive explosive safety program; to maintain all assigned ordnance in designated readiness and assembly configurations; to support joint/naval aviation, surface, undersea, and ground ordnance operations; and to provide deployable teams in support of Fleet operations, exercises, and training.
NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center
NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka (NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka) is the Western Pacific region’s largest U.S. Navy logistics command. From its headquarters off Truman Bay, just 26 miles (41 kilometers) due south of Tokyo, the NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka enterprise networks more than 20 detachments, sites and fuel terminals from Misawa, Japan, to Sydney, Australia; Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean to Guam. Together, these detachments and sites provide logistics support to the Navy, Marine Corps, other Department of Defense (DoD) and federal activities within the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR).
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Navy Air Pacific Repair Activity
By providing in-theater engineering, logistics, and maintenance in a manner, which demonstrates our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction, we provide high quality goods and services delivered on time, at competitive prices, and tailored to our customer's unique requirements. Our multinational industrial base provides cost-effective, accessible, and efficient peacetime support while posturing critical assets, personnel, and capabilities for wartime/mobilization. We conscientiously establish safe and environmentally sound procedures for the protection of human and environmental health. We establish mutually beneficial long-term relationships with our customers, suppliers, and contractors. From the Mediterranean through the Middle East and Asia to Guam, we provide depot support where and when its needed.
Navy Air Pacific Repair Activity supports more than 80 Navy and Marine aircraft on MCAS Futenma and Kadena AB and services all forward-deployed Navy and Marine aircraft from Japan to Australia to the Persian Gulf.