United States Forces Japan (United States Forces Japan, abbreviated as USFJ) is stationed in Japan based on Article 6 of the Japan-US Security Treaty and the Japan-US Status Agreement (former Japan-US Administrative Agreement). American army.
The US military in Japan is also called the US military in Japan, or the US military in Japan by convention. A collective term for US forces stationed in Japan under Article 6 of the Japan-US Security Treaty. All five US forces including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard are deployed in Japan.
The command line is under the umbrella of the US Indo-Pacific army.
There are no foreign troops stationed in Japan other than the US Army, except for the four United Nations military officers stationed at Yokota Airfield, and the disputed territories (Takeshima/竹島, Northern Territories/北方領土, etc.).
【US Army Japan, USARJ】
There is a headquarters in Camp Zama (Zama City, Sagamihara City, Kanagawa Prefecture/座間/相模原/神奈川).
【US Naval Force Japan, USNFJ】
There is a headquarters at the Yokosuka Naval Facility (Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture/横須賀/神奈川).
It has jurisdiction over unit management of US Navy units deployed in Japan, but has no operational command.Yokosuka Navy Facility (Fleet Activities Yokosuka, FAC3099,・Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture/横須賀/神奈川): The de facto home port of the US 7th Fleet aircraft carrier group
・Atsugi Aviation Facility (Naval Air Facility Atsugi, FAC3083, Ayase City / Yamato City, Kanagawa Prefecture/綾瀬/大和/厚木/神奈川): 5th Aircraft Carrier Wing (based on aircraft carrier aircraft)
・Sasebo Base (Fleet Activities Sasebo, FAC5029, Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture/佐世保/長崎): De facto home port of the 7th Fleet assault ship
【US Air Force Japan, USAFJ】
There is a headquarters at Yokota Base. The US Air Force Commander in Japan, as well as the 5th Air Force Commander, also serves as the commander of the entire US Army in Japan.
・Yokota Air Base (Tokyo/横田/東京): Headquarters. The 374th Airlift Wing, the 730th Air Squadron, etc.
・Kadena Air Base (Okinawa Prefecture/嘉手納/沖縄): 18th Air Wing (F-15C / D), etc.
・Misawa Airfield (Misawa City, Aomori Prefecture/三沢/青森): 35th Fighter Wing (F-16CJ / DJ), etc.
【3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, 3MEF】
All US Marine Corps headquarters in Japan are located in the camp butler in Okinawa Prefecture.
The No. 3 Marine Expeditionary Force Command is located in Camp Courtney in Uruma City, and the Base Force Command is located in Camp Foster across Ginowan City and surrounding local governments.
The Marine Corps also serves as Okinawa Area Coordinator, OAC.
The Coast Guard has the U.S. Coast Guard Activities Far East at Yokota Air Base.
In addition to these, there are many US military facilities in Japan.
In Japan, the US military occupation system continues.
US military bases are necessary for Japan’s national defense. However, there are many troubles between the US military and neighboring residents.
There are many problems such as girl assault incidents, sex crimes, and training noises.
In addition, the cost of residence in the US military paid by the Japanese government, which is unknown to the American people, is high. By all means, when you come to Japan from the United States, I want you to learn about the issue of US military bases in Japan.
In addition, the US military in Japan actively transmits information via SNS.
If you are interested, please ask.