Eastern Army (Japan)

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Eastern Army (Japan)
JGSDF Eastern Army.svg
Active 14 January 1960 – present
Country  Japan
Branch Flag of the Japan Self-Defense Forces.svg Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
Size Army
Part of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
Garrison/HQ Camp Asaka, Nerima, Tokyo
Lt. Gen. Naotada Moriyama

The Eastern Army (東部方面隊, Tōbu Hōmentai?) is one of five active Armies of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force headquartered at Camp Asaka in Nerima, Tokyo. Its responsibility is the defense of the Kantō and the Northern half of the Chūbu region.


Camp Asaka
Operational Structure of the Eastern Army 2016
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