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Change of the commander of the MSDF unit engaged in the replenishment support activities

October 6, 2008
Ministry of Defense

Press Release

Change of the commander of the MSDF unit engaged in the replenishment support activities

This is to notify the change of the commander of the MSDF unit dispatched for the replenishment support activities in the Indian Ocean based on the Replenishment Support Special Measures Law.

1. Day of completion of change

October 5, 2008

2. Ships currently dispatched

(1) DD Yudachi, JMSDF destroyer, JMSDF Sasebo Base

(2) AOE Hamana, JMSDF replenishment ship, JMSDF Sasebo Base

3. Commanders changed

The 7th Escort Division

(Predecessor) CAPT Masaki NAKAMURA

(Successor) CAPT Masatoshi OHTSU

4. Reason for change

It was judged that it would be difficult for Captain Nakamura to carry out his duties until the day of return for health-related reasons.


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