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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 SUGIMOTO Masaharu
Graduated from National Defense Academy
Indonesian Naval Collage(SESKOAL: Sekolah Staf dan Komando Angkatan Laut)

Commanding Officer, JS Haruyuki / Defense Attache(Indonesia) / DIH / Commander, Escort Division 12 / Staff, Commander in Chief, Self-Defense Fleet / Commander, Operational Intelligence Center / Head of Operations and Plans Department, Headquarters Kure District / Present Assignment

SSG Board Member / Director, National Security and Strategic Studies Office
CAPT HAMASAKI Shingo

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 KITAHARA Koichi
Graduated from National Defense Academy

Chief Flight Division 11/ Staff, Commander Fleet Air Force/ Administrative Division, Administrative Department, JSO/ Executive Officer, Air Patrol Squadron 1/ Commanding Officer, Air Service Squadron 61/ Commanding Officer, Air Station Tokushima/ 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 KOTANI Katsumi
Graduated from Fukui University of Technology
MS in Engineering, National Defense Academy

Ships and Weapons Division, Logistics Planning Department, MSO/ Director of Weapons Department, MSDF Ship Supply Depot/ Outplacement Assistance Division, Personal and Education Department, MSO/ Chief, JSDF Nagasaki Provincial Cooperation Office/ Present Assignment

 

SSG Board Member / Director of Institute for Future Warfare Studies
CAPT YATO Hisao

Chief of 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/ Researcher, Military History & Leadership Studies Office
CAPT HOMMYO Ryuji
Graduated from National Defense Academy

Plans and Program Division, Operations and Plans Department, Maritime Staff Office/Assistant Chief of Staff for Logistics, Operations and Plans Department, Headquarters Sasebo District/ Defense Plans and Policy Department, Joint Staff Office/Present Assignment

SSG College Review Editor/ Researcher, Institute for Future Warfare Studies
CDR IDE Tatsuo
Graduated from National Defense Academy
Global Information and Telecommunication Studies, Waseda University

Submarine Training Center/ C4I Department, JSO/ Associate Professor, National Defense Academy/ Present Assignment

SSG Board Member / National Security and Strategic Studies Office
CDR TAKAHASHI Hideyuki
Graduated from National Defense Academy
MA in National Security, Takushoku University
Current Ph. D course, National Security, Takushoku University

Okayama Provincial Cooperation Office/Planning Division, Joint staff Office/Chief of First and Second Division, Air System Programing Center/

SSG College Review Editor/ Researcher, Logistics Studies Office
LCDR ISHIHARA Akinori
Graduated from Ritsumeikan University
MA, The Open University of Japan

Operations Division, Operations and Plans Department, MSO/ Finance Division, Administration Department, MSO/ Welfare Division, Personnel and Education Department, MSO/ Instructor, MSDF 3rd Service School/ Present Assignment

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/ Researcher, Maritime Operations Studies Office
LCDR IWAKIRI Kenichi
Graduated from Meiji University

Chief Engineer, JS Osumi/ Chief Engineer, JS Akizuki/ Fleet Training Group, Yokosuka/ Present Assignment

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

SSG Member/National Security and Strategic Studies Office
LCDR HASEGAWA Jun
Graduated from Tohoku university (Faculty of Low)
MA of Public Policy, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Navigation Officer, JS IKAZUCHI/Operation Officer, JS AKEBONO/Fleet Escort Force

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

Chief of SSG Office
CAPT KAWAI Fumiko
Graduated from Ritsumeikan University (Literature)

Chief Flight Division 32 / International Planning Division, Bureau of Defense Policy, MOD/ Executive Officer, Air Patrol Squadron 5/ Present Assignment