Protecting our people protects the 7th Fleet’s mission

By SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 27, 2018) – Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) Sailors, civilian personnel and family members gathered together to observe sexual assault awareness and prevention month at Berkey Field. Eric Cunningham, U.S. Fleet Activities Yokosuka sexual assault prevention and response (SAPR) victim advocate, gave remarks as…

Spring cleaning on the waterfront

By Elizabeth Kearns, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 20, 2018) – U.S. Navy personnel, U.S. and Japanese civilian personnel and local middle school student volunteers gathered at the waterfront near Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) to participate in Earth Day, an annual worldwide observance focused on positive environmental impacts. “Our…

The next generation of journeymen join SRF-JRMC

By Michelle Bridges, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 2, 2018) – Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) welcomed 22 new apprentices and five new engineering and planning development program (EPDP) trainees at an opening ceremony for the two programs. The ceremony included speeches by command leadership and Yoshinori Wada, Yokosuka Defense…

Friends fixing ships: SRF-JRMC Det. Sasebo engages potential local partners

By Joyce Lopez, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications SASEBO, Japan (March 28, 2018) –Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) Det. Sasebo, with support from Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka, hosted an industry day at the Harbor View Club. The recruitment event promotes face-to-face engagement with potential contractors who are unfamiliar with…

Women make waves: celebrating the work toward equality in the U.S. Navy

By Elizabeth Kearns, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (March 23, 2018) – SRF-JRMC personnel gathered on the quarterdeck to celebrate National Women’s History Month, an annual commemoration of women’s diverse contributions to American society. Cmdr. Janice Smith, Commander Task Force 70 assistant chief of staff and future operations officer, gave ceremonial remarks. “In the space…

SRF-JRMC welcomes 10 new journeymen at apprentice graduation ceremony

By Elizabeth Kearns, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (March 16, 2018) – Military and civilian personnel from Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) gathered to participate in the 30th apprentice class graduation ceremony. Ten apprentices have completed the four-year training program at SRF-JRMC, during which time they studied their respective trades, became…

Breaking down racial barriers in the U.S. military: SRF-JRMC and FLEACT Yokosuka celebrate African American history

By Elizabeth Kearns, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (Feb. 23, 2018) –Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) personnel gathered on the quarterdeck in celebration of African American history month, observed each February. Command Master Chief Petty Officer Warren L. Britten, Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka, gave the ceremonial remarks. Reflecting upon the month’s…