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U.S. 7th Fleet Welcome Aboard Package
Commander Fleet Activities, Yokosuka Welcome Aboard Package

Welcome aboard! Your tour at Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, will prove to be one of the most challenging -- and rewarding -- tours in your military career.

As a member of the 7th Fleet, you may be stationed in Japan, Guam or Singapore.

Duty with any of the many units that make up the 7th Fleet, as part of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF), can take you to many exciting places including Australia, China, Guam, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. More importantly, you'll be involved in dynamic, real-world operations every day where the tempo is fast and exciting.

Visit the 7th Fleet Forces page to find a link to your command's Web site.

If you have orders to the U.S. 7th Fleet Staff, you will be embarked aboard USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), which is forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan.

If you do not already have a sponsor, contact the command staff sponsorship coordinator at sponsor@c7f.navy.mil.

Duty in Japan offers a wealth of professional, financial and recreational advantages. The information below will help you find detailed information about housing, entitlements, schools, recreation, medical care and more. Welcome to Japan!

Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (CFAY)

Operates base facilities for the logistic, recreational, administrative support and service of many 7th Fleet forces.

Yokosuka Housing Welcome Center
Get a head start on obtaining military family housing.


Per Diem, Travel and Transportation Allowance Committee

Find out more about the entitlements you'll receive while living overseas.

Navy family Ombudsmen are valuable assets in facilitating communication between the commanding officer and family members, fostering a better understanding of the needs and viewpoints of the crew and their families. As the 7th Fleet Ombudsman, I provide information and assistance to all family members of the Staff.

I fulfill the following roles:

- Serve as the primary link/liaison between 7th Fleet Staff families and the command.

- Serve as the primary communicator of information between the command and command families.

- Communicate regularly with families via e-mail, the 7th Fleet Web site and published monthly newsletters.

- Provide information and outreach to command family members.

- Interact and cooperate with organizations and military offices.

- Assist with the 7th Fleet command sponsorship program to help aid in a smooth transition of new families arriving onboard.

- Act as an advocate for family members, using knowledge of the command to help
access the appropriate resource within the chain of command.

- Assist in forwarding requests and grievances through the command while exercising

If your family is new to the 7th Fleet Staff, please download a
family information sheet and mail or e-mail it to me. 

Vicki Boehler
Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet Ombudsman



Additional Resources:

Naval Services FamilyLine

LIFELines Services Network

Military ONESource

Navy Fleet and Family Support Center

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