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Col. Thomas J. Verell, Japan Engineer District commander, and Henry LeFebre, Zama Middle High School principal, display the 2021 Memorandum of Understanding between JED and ZMHS. The memorandum proclaims the Engineer District's intent to mentor students whose parents are station abroad.
Col. Thomas J. Verell, Jr., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan Engineer District’s commander, recognized the hard work and dedication of three Zama Middle High School students Alexander Ala, Elijah Kathey, and Claudia Sharp, presenting them each a commander’s coin and letter of recommendation for use in their future careers at JED Headquarters, Jan. 22, 2021.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers — Japan District commander, Col. Thomas J. Verell Jr., (third from left) cuts the ribbon alongside U.S. military leaders and Tokyu Construction Company representatives during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 24, 2020. The ribbon cutting ceremony heralded the grand opening of a hangar operated by Marine Wing Liaison Kadena— a nearly 74 million dollar project for the district. With the new facilities up and running, the 1st Marine Air Wing and Carrier Air Wing Five can now fulfill their assigned missions on Okinawa. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -Japan District's photo by Maj. Bobby W. Johnson)
Japan Engineer District Commander Col. Thomas J. Verell Jr. visited the United States Army Japan Band to present Certificates of Appreciation to members of the band that supported JED's Organization Day.
It is a great day when JED is able to hand over the keys for a completed project! Kanagawa Resident Office Resident Engineer Roger K. Riddick and Project Engineer Capt. Uchechukwu I. Njoku facilitated the handover of the new Tactical Equipment Maintenance Facility to United States Army Garrison Japan.
Japan Engineer District Commander Col. Thomas J. Verell Jr. (left) and Marine Corps Installations Pacific Commanding General Brig. Gen. William J. Bowers (right) listen to Camp Hansen Camp Commander Col. Larry M. Jenkins address the audience during the Temporary Living Facility ribbon-cutting on Camp Hansen, Okinawa.

Latest News Stories

Student STEM Stars Recognized by Japan Engineer District

Col. Thomas J. Verell, Jr., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan Engineer District’s commander, recognized the hard work and dedication of three Zama Middle High School students by presenting them each a commander’s coin and letter of recommendation for use in their future careers at JED Headquarters, Jan. 22.
Published: 1/26/2021

JED Reaffirms STEM Mentoring Commitment

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Japan District renewed their commitment to the nation’s emerging scientists and engineers with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding uniting Japan Engineer District and Zama Middle High School at JED’s headquarters here Jan. 19.
Published: 1/25/2021

JGSDF Engineer School Visits Camp Zama

TOKYO, Japan -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Japan Ground Self Defense Force Engineer School
Published: 9/14/2020

Join Our Team!!

Welcome to the Japan District, the engineering and construction agency of choice in Japan! Joining the Japan District is an opportunity to make a lasting contribution to support the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and their families living and working in Japan. Join a values-based organization and multi-disciplined workforce of more than 450 skilled civilians, dedicated Soldiers and highly qualified Japanese National employees who provide a wide range of engineering and construction support to U.S. Forces and governmental activities throughout Japan.  Read more about the exciting opportunities available with the district! The video below will provide you some insight into what it's like to work for the Corps in Japan.

OKINAWA RECRUITMENT VIDEO

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Opening Doors!
Engineers come together
Talking about the Corps
JGSDF Engineers visit the Depot
Engineer Group photo
Members of the Misawa Resident Office oversee a project to increase the safety, security and access to the installation.
Yokosuka Child Development Center under construction.
Congratulations to JED's Relocate U.S. Naval Hospital-Okinawa Complex Project Delivery Team being selected as the 2014 USACE PDT of the Year for Excellence. Program Manager Bill Prout, Okinawa Area Office accepted the award from LTG Thomas Bostick on Aug. 7 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. The Hospital Complex Relocation to Camp Foster is part of the land return initiative under the Special Action Committee on Okinawa (SACO) program as part of the Government of Japan's Host Nation Construction Program.
Yokota High School
This is another project site that is overseen by members of the Misawa Resident Office.
Yokota High School
Members of the Misawa Resident Office oversee a project to increase the safety, security and access to the installation.
Deepening the harbor helps facilitate the movement of ships, strengthening the economy and our military mission.
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Yokota High School
One of the various projects overseen by the members of the Misawa Resident Office.

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