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…

SRF-JRMC celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

By Elizabeth Kearns, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (Oct. 13, 2017) – Active duty military members and command staff gathered on the quarterdeck of Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. Lt. Yomaira Gonzalez, an American of Mexican and Salvadorian descent, spoke on the importance of respecting…

SRF-JRMC dry docks undergo triennial NAVSEA audit for recertification

Story by Joyce Lopez, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan – Representatives from Naval Sea Systems Command, Shipyard Operations (NAVSEA 04X) and Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) visited Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) Yokosuka and Det. Sasebo to assess the current state and use of the command’s dry docks, 18-29 Sept. SRF-JRMC…