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United States Navy
Bldg 3365 4/F Rm 405/407
Beikaigun Yokosuka Kichi
FPO Japan 238-0001
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As the home of the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet, and winner of the 2009 Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence, the Base, often referred to as CFAY (Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka), hosts 12 afloat commands and more than 82 other shore commands and tenant activities. CFAY's primary mission is to provide support services to forward deployed naval forces in Yokosuka, and other units assigned in the Western Pacific. For more information, please visit the CFAY homepage.
Due to limitations or non-availability of some medical and educational services, personnel who require specialized services should fully investigate the availability of such services prior to transferring to Japan. If you have orders assigning you to an aviation squadron and the orders state that your ultimate duty station is at Yokosuka, contact your detailer immediately. There are no aviation squadrons based in Yokosuka. All aviation squadrons are located at NAF Atsugi.
If you received "unaccompanied" orders to Yokosuka, please do not bring your family. You may not be eligible for certain entitlements, allowances or family services; this could cause extreme financial hardship. There are many other issues that you must consider before coming to Japan, so make having all the information you need your highest priority before departure. We are guests in Japan and we're all ambassadors. We should conduct ourselves with honor, courage, commitment and respect to others.
Drinking and Driving in Japan -- This is punishable with a large amount of money and possible imprisonment for years.
Plan ahead when bringing a pet particularly a dog. The quarantine process is lengthy and shipping pets are costly. Availability for On-base housing is limited and it may cost a bit more for off-base housing that allow pets. It may delay your move.
Refrain from bringing large furniture because some Japanese housing is small.
The currency is Japanese yen. It is recommended to exchange a small amount ($100-$200) prior to arrival for use in the airport upon your arrival.
Due to limitations or non-availability of some medical and educational services, personnel who require specialized services should fully investigate the availability of such services prior to transferring to Japan.
If you have orders assigning you to an aviation squadron and the orders state that your ultimate duty station is at Yokosuka, contact your detailer immediately. There are no aviation squadrons based in Yokosuka. All aviation squadrons are located at NAF Atsugi.
If you received "unaccompanied" orders to Yokosuka, please do not bring your family. You may not be eligible for certain entitlements, allowances or family services- this could cause extreme financial hardship.
We are guests in Japan and we're all ambassadors. We should conduct ourselves with honor, courage, commitment and respect for others.
Drinking and Driving in Japan -- If a driver is pulled over by the Japanese Police while operating a motor vehicle and signs of intoxication are observed or an odor of an alcoholic beverage is emitting from the driver, that individual and all passengers can be charged with alcohol-related offenses under Japanese law. No matter the outcome of a DUI, the penalty is always heavy. Japanese authorities can detain offenders for days, months or even years depending on the violation. Time in captivity does not include military pay.
Plan ahead when bringing pets. The quarantine process is lengthy and the cost of shipping pets can be high.
Consider putting large furniture items in long-term storage as housing quarters are small. The currency is the Japanese yen. It is recommended to exchange $100-$200 prior to arrival for use in the airport upon your arrival.
Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions
The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 315 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The operator can be reached at commercial (719) 567-1110. Please note that long distance charges may be incurred.
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