Officers from Japan Engineer District observe members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force 4th Engineer Group, 4th Facility Group, conduct floating bridge training on Lake Miyagase in Kanagawa, Japan, on August 12th. Due to constraints of the COVID pandemic, this was the first time members of JED were able to see the training this year.
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!

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Tucked in the upper left corner of the third floor of the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron building a little way into Misawa Air Base, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hiding a gem - the Misawa Resident Office; a satellite branch of Japan Engineer District, perched atop Japan’s main island of Honshu’s northernmost tip in a prefecture called Aomori.
Published: 11/18/2021


On any given day if you were to enter Japan Engineer District, you would hear him before you see him. A voice full of mirth, wrapped in the warmth of friendliness, with just a hint of a Hawaiian accent. Combined with a gaze that not even the tiniest safety infraction can escape, there’s no wonder why he stands as the chief of safety for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Japan. This is Daniel Fujimoto – half-Hawaiian, half-Japanese, and an all-American asset to the Corps.
Published: 10/4/2021


An antiterrorism training exercise highlights Japan Engineer District's readiness.
Published: 9/29/2021

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

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