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Capt. Seth Bell interacts with 3rd grade students from Camp Zama's Arnn Elementary. Bell uses a combination of technology and raw eggs to illustrate STEAM concepts and how enery can be transferred, and dampened. This is another example of the strong bond JED enjoys with DoDEA Schools.
Col. Thomas J. Verell, Jr., Japan Engineer District commander takes a look at the renovations made to DODEA Zama Middle High School prior to its anticipated reopening. The renovation makes the buildings 21st century ready, modernizing them to ready Zama students for the challenges of tomorrow!
Col. Thomas J. Verell, Jr., Japan Engineer District commander, cuts the official Engineer Week cake along with Col. Kazuya Ono, commander of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force's 4th Eng. Group and Col. Hirano Yoshiyuki, commander of Zama General Services Unit, JGSDF.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Japan District celebrated 75 years of presence in Okinawa with a cake, speeches, and the filling of a time capsule to be opened in the year 2046. The Okinawa 75th Anniversary logo was designed by USACE's Honey Nixon.
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)
JED Commander Col. Thomas Verell, Jr., presents the U.S. Army in Japan Band with coins and certificates of merit as a thank you for taking the time to carol through the halls of USACE Japan District, spreading holiday cheer.

Latest News Stories


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers—Japan District recently hosted the Project Management Professional preparatory course April 6-9 at their headquarters. The course was revitalized after having being last offered in October, 2018.
Published: 4/8/2021


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers—Japan District is proud to announce that three JED team members have been selected to take part in the USACE Leadership Development Level 3 Program as part of the class of 2022.
Published: 3/31/2021


Japan Engineer District observed Engineers Week in the company of friends with speeches, robotics, and a cake cutting in celebration of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and all engineers worldwide.
Published: 3/2/2021

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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.



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.
Yokota High School
One of the various projects overseen by the members of the Misawa Resident Office.

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