it’s time to get to know me
After joining the US Navy, I was deployed at a Navy installation in Yokosuka, Japan, 43 miles
south of Tokyo. In my position as an IT specialist, my orders were to train and maintain classified
network computer systems.
Commander, Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan acts as the Navy representative and
coordinator in the area of responsibility stretching from the southern tip of the Kamchatka
peninsula to the northern tip of Taiwan and promotes operability and liaises with the Japan
Maritime Self Defense Force.
CNFJ/CNRJ delivers vital shore readiness capabilities to the fleet, fighter and family throughout
the western Pacific and Indian Ocean by optimizing available resources.
The most unique part about being in this area is that we have subs, carriers and destroyers all at
once at the same base. We were in a critical area, not just for Japan and the U.S., but the entire