Daily Archives: September 5, 2011

Japanese Ship Visit


Last month, three Japanese naval ships, The JS Kashima, JS Asagiri, and JS Mineyuki visited Norfolk following a training exercise with the U.S. Navy.
The Japanese Navy pays Norfolk a visit

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The ships are part of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Training Squadron bringing along 750 sailors and officers with 150 newly commissioned ensigns.

Kempeii
The Children give a traditional shout of Kempeiii!!! to our Japanese allies. They appreciated it.

The purpose of the visit was to provide an opportunity for sailors and officers to understand the important relationship between the JMSDF and U.S. Navy.