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…