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Vice president

SSG Chairman / Vice President
RADM OMACHI Katsushi
Graduated from National Defense Academy
Royal College of Defence Studies

Assistant Inspector General, MSO / Director of International Program Office, MCSC / Personnel Planning Division, MSO and Plans and Programs Division, JS / Deputy Director of Personnel Planning Section, and Chief of Personnel Section, Personnel Planning Division, MSO / Commanding Officer, Air ASW Helicopter Squadron 22 / Director of Plans and Programs Division, MSO / Commander, Fleet Air Wing 22 / Present Assignment

SSG Vice Chairman / Dean of Operational Art & Design Studies Department
CAPT FUJITA Katsushi
Graduated from National Defense Academy

Commanding Officer, JS Shirayuki / Chief of Planning Section, Operations Support Division, MSO / Chief of 4th Inspector Section, Inspector General’s Office of Legal Compliance / Senior Operation Coordinating Staff, Commander in Chief, Self-Defense Fleet / Commander, 1st Training Division / Oceanographic Command / Commander, ASW Evaluation Center / Director of Operations and Plans Department, Headquarters Yokosuka District / Present Assignment

SSG Vice Chairman / Dean of Strategic Studies Department
CAPT TERADA Hiroyuki
Graduated from National Defense Academy
MA of Social Science, National Defense Academy
UK Joint Services Command and Staff College

Commanding Officer, JS Narushio / Defense Attaché, UK / Chief, International policy and Planning Section, JS / Commander, Submarine Division 3 / Director of Course Management Office, MCSC / Commanding Officer, Area Guard Group, Sasebo / Present Assignment

SSG Board Member & College Review Editor / Director, National Security and Strategic Studies Office
CAPT KITAGAWA Keizo
U.S. Naval Academy (BS)
Graduate School of Security Studies, National Defense Academy (MA)
Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio
University (Ph.D in Media and Governance)

Deputy Military Public Information Officer, HQ UNDOF / International Policy Desk Officer, MSO / Commanding Officer, JS Matsuyuki / Defense Attaché, United Kingdom / Present Assignment

SSG Board Member / Director of Military History and Leadership Studies Office
CAPT OKADA Takeshi
Graduated from National Defense Academy

Commanding Officer, JS Amagiri / Instructor, 1st Instructors Office, Education Division, Joint Staff College / Commanding Officer, JS Kunisaki / Commanding Officer, JS Hyuga / Commander, Landing Ship Division 1/ Fleet Research and Development Command / Present Assignment

SSG Board Member / Director of Maritime Operations Studies Office
CAPT OUCHI Kenji
Graduated from National Defense Academy

Staff, Plans and Programs Division, MSO / Staff, White Paper Office, Minister’s Secretariat, JMD / Chief Flight Division 7(VP) / Chief Flight Division 12(VP) / Deputy Director, Public Affairs, JS / Chief Staff Officer, CATG Tokushima / Staff, National Policey and Strategic Studies Office, MCSC / Executive Officer, Air Patrol Squadron 1(VP) / Commanding Officer, DAPE (Counter Piracy measures at Djibouti) / Director of Administration Department, Headquarters Maizuru District / Present Assignment

SSG Board Member & College Review Editor / Director of Operational Law Office
CAPT MATSUO Toshinari
Graduated from National Defense Academy

Chief, 223 Flight / Staff, Commander in Chief Self Defense Fleet / Operations Support Division, Operations and Plans Department, MSO / Present Assignment

 

SSG Board Member / Director of Logistics Studies Office
CAPT SUGIMOTO Shigeo

Chief of SSG College Review Editor
CDR YAGI Naoto
Graduated from Kwansei Gakuin University (LLB)
MA in International Politics, SIPEB, Aoyama Gakuin University
Ph.D GSISS, Yokohama National University

Visiting Fellow, Henry L. Stimson Center (Washington, DC) / Research Fellow, MCSC/ Senior Fellow, Institute for International Policy Studies (Tokyo) / Research Fellow (Strategic Studies)

SSG College Review Editor/ Director of Education Management Divisionr
CAPT HIRAGA Kenichi
Graduated from National Defense Academy
Naval Staff College, U.S. Naval War College

Commanding Officer, Air Patrol Squadron 1/ Chief Staff Officer, Commander Fleet Air Wing 2/ MCSC/ Operations Support Division, Operations and Plans Department, and Liaison Officer, Administrative Division, Administrative Department, MSO/ Present Assignment

SSG College Review Editor
CDR ISHIHARA Takahiro
Graduated from National Defense Academy
Naval Staff College, U.S. Naval War College
MA of International Politics, Aoyama Gakuin University

Public Affairs Office, MSO / Training Staff, Escort Flotilla 1 / Commanding Officer, JS Aokumo / MCSC / Researcher, MCSC

SSG College Review Editor
LCDR OKUDA Tetsuya
Graduated from Kyoto University (LLB)
Master of Laws in the field of Political Science at the Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University

Navigation Officer, JS Hamana/ Gunnery Officer, JS Shimakaze / C4I Systems Division, MSO / C4 Systems Operations Division, JS/ DIH / 1st Operations Division, JS/ MSDF 2nd Service School / Researcher, MCSC

SSG College Review Editor
LCDR IWAMURA Kentaro
Graduated from National Defense Academy
MA of Security Studies, National Defense Academy

Air Patrol Squadron 1/MSDF Officer Candidate School/Present Assignment

Chief of SSG Office
CAPT HIRAO Tomoaki
Graduated from Tsukuba University (Int. Relations)
Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University (MA in Media and Governance)
Royal College of Defence Studies

Chief Flight Division 51 / Defense Policy Division & Strategic Planning Division, MOD / Operational Art and Design Studies Department, MCSC