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Return of SDF Unit for Replenishment Operations


SDF units which had been engaged in replenishment operations based on the Replenishment Support Special Measures Law returned home.

1. Date of Entering Port

(1) June 3 (Tuesday), 2008 (AOE Oumi)
(2) June 4 (Wednesday), 2008 (DD Murasame)

2. Ships Returned and Port of Entering

(1) AOE Oumi, JMSDF replenishment ship: JMSDF Sasebo Base
(2) DD Murasame, JMSDF destroyer: JMSDF Yokosuka Base

3. Commanding Officers

(1) CAPT Seiji SAEKI, Commander, the 1st Escort Division
(2) CAPT Daisuke GOTO, Commander, AOE Oumi
(3) CDR Yutaka OZAWA, Commander, DD Murasame

4. Number of Personnel

Approximately 340 (including 16 female personnel)

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