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山下 万喜 (Vice-Admiral Kazuki Yamashita (JMSDF Retd))

山下 万喜 (Vice-Admiral Kazuki Yamashita (JMSDF Retd))

前自衛艦隊司令官, Former Commander in Chief of the Self Defense Fleet

Education      National Defense Academy (1983 graduate)

            JMSDF Officer Candidate School

            JMSDF Command and Staff College

                                        U.S Naval War College

 

Promotion  

LT Commander    1JAN 1994

Commander          1JUL 1997

Captain         1JAN 2002

Rear Admiral         1AUG 2008

Vice Admiral            5AUG 2014

 

Previous Assignments

      

  1999    CO, JS MATSUYUKI

  2003 CHIEF OF ANNUAL PROGRAMING SECTION,MSO

        2004 CHIEF OF PLANS AND POLICY SECTION,MSO

        2005 COMMANDER,ESCORT DIVISION 3

        2006 DIRECTOR OF SYSTEMS PROGRAMS DIVISION,MSO

        2007    DIRECTOR OF ASSIGNMENT SECTION,MSO

     2008 COMMANDER ESCORT FLOTILLA 1

        2010    CHIEF OF STAFF, HQ OF FLEET SUBMARINE FORCE

        2011 DIRECTOR OF TRAINING DEPARTMENT, NDA

        2012 DIRECTOR GENERAL, OPERATIONS AND PLANS DEPARTMENT

        2014 PRESIDENT, COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE OF JMSDF

  2015 COMMANDANT, SASEBO DISTRICT

  2016    COMMANDER IN CHIEF, SELF DEFENSE FLEET

  2019    RETIRED

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