CINC SDF held a reward ceremony for Chief of Staff and Medical Chief of the USN 7th Fleet

On April 22, Commander in Chief, Self-Defense Fleet, VADM YUASA Hideki presented letters of appreciation to USN 7th Chief of Staff, CAPT Timothy A. Rexrode and Medical Chief of the Fleet, CAPT Christine L.G. Sears upon their transfer.
VADM YUASA praised them and expressed appreciation for their remarkable achievements in enhancing cooperation between JMSDF and USN and contributing to the reinforcement of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific.
Despite COVID-19, the Self-Defense Fleet remains responsive and continues to improve with the US Navy, and contributes to supporting stability in the Indo-Pacific region.