Otsukaresama deshita: SRF-JRMC honors seven Japanese retirees

Story by Elizabeth Kearns and Joyce Lopez, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (Dec. 22, 2017) – Seven Japanese employees were honored for their dedication to Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) at a retirement ceremony held at the command’s headquarters building. Combined, they have given over 247 years of service to the…

Lt. Cmdr. Carlito Dacoco retires after three decades of service

By Elizabeth Kearns, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (Dec. 7, 2017) – Lt. Cmdr. Carlito Dacoco, Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) project superintendent assigned to USS Antietam (CG 54), took the stage before a standing-room only crowd in the officer’s club onboard Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Family and friends gathered to celebrate…

SRF-JRMC promotes continuous process improvement at 2nd command-wide exhibit

By Joyce Lopez, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (Oct. 27, 2017) – This fall season, the continuous improvement department onboard Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) hosted its second improvement activity exhibition, open to the entire command in the temporary service shop. An improvement activity is defined as a small group project…

SRF-JRMC helps USS McCampbell crew prepare for an emergency

By Elizabeth Kearns, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (Nov. 7, 2017) – As the workday unfolded aboard USS McCampbell (DDG 85) on the morning of Nov. 7, the ship’s crew and Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) personnel were largely unaware that their routine would soon be interrupted. After months of planning and…

SRF-JRMC celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month with focus on veterans

By Michelle Bridges, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (Oct. 20, 2017) – Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center held a celebration for National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) with a guest speech about veterans’ disability compensation, followed by a ceremonial cake-cutting. This national campaign is observed annually to educate the public about disability…

Employee recognition day: SRF-JRMC enjoys a day in the sun

By Elizabeth Kearns, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (Oct. 27, 2017) – Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) all hands gathered to celebrate the annual employee recognition day. Participants enjoyed food, beverages and games during their downtime, with many divisions choosing to relax outdoors throughout Fleet Activities Yokosuka base over the long…

JMSDF officers complete training at SRF-JRMC

By Ryo Isobe, FLEACT Yokosuka Public Affairs YOKOSUKA, Japan (Oct. 18, 2017) ― Three officers from Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) completed a training course onboard Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC), through which they learned about Navy ship repair and maintenance processes. Lt. Toru Ikarashi and Lt. j.g. Misao Hashimoto, both…