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Col. Gary S. Bonham receives the Japan Engineer District Colors from Brig. Gen. Kirk Gibbs, Commanding General, Pacific Ocean Division, and thus assumes command of Japan Engineer District at a Change of Command ceremony July, 20, 2021
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Col. Thomas J. Verell, Jr., Japan Engineer District commander, and Lt. Col. Rosanna Clemente, 1st Battalion, 1st ADA commander, cut the ribbon, officially opening the most advanced Patriot Missile Storage Facility in the world.
Col. Thomas J. Verell, Jr., JED Commander, Maj. Bobby Johnson, JED deputy commander, and Capt. William Barlaan, JED operations officer, are given a tour of Kita Fuji, the Japan Gran Self Defense Force training aria by Maj. Tanaka Hiroaki, Engineering Company commander, Central Readiness Regiment.
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.

Latest News Stories

JED WELCOMES NEW COMMANDER

As the Japan Engineer District’s colors passed from Command Sgt. Maj. Douglas W. Galick to Col. Thomas J. Verell, Jr., to Brig. Gen. Kirk Gibbs, and then to Col. Gary S. Bonham in the time honored Army tradition, Col. Bonham took command of Japan Engineer District becoming their 21st Command Engineer July 20, at Camp Zama, Japan.
Published: 7/22/2021

OKINAWA PATRIOT MISSILE FACILITY A MILESTONE IN CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING

Japan Engineer District presented 1-1 ADA with the world's most advanced Patriot Missile Storage Facility, thus helping extend peace and security in the region.
Published: 5/27/2021

ENGINEERING FRIENDSHIPS UNDER FUJI

Maj. Tanaka Hiroaki of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force's elite Central Readiness Regiment has invited a team of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers—JED officers to observe, remark, and take part in a United Nations exercise taking place at Kita Fuji, a JGSDF training facility located on the slopes of one of the world’s most famous mountain.
Published: 5/25/2021

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

Photos

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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