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…

NAVFAC Far East to Renovate CFAY Bachelor Enlisted Quarters

By James Johnson, NAVFAC Far East Public Affairs YOKOSUKA, Japan – Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East awarded a $6.5 million contract for major renovations to Bachelor Enlisted Quarters on board Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Oct. 27. Energy-saving upgrades will be a focus of upgrades to the 36-year-old Building 1475, which houses 250 sailors. “The…

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…