Naval Forces Japan (United States)
Commander, Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ) is the shore authority of the United States Navy for all U.S. naval facilities in Japan. CNFJ headquarters is in Yokosuka, Japan. It is responsible for shore installation management and liaison with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF). Commander, Naval Forces Japan is a flag billet, currently held by Rear Admiral Matthew J. Carter, USN.
- Task Force 90 (Amphibious Force, Far East)
- Task Force 93 (Naval Forces Philippines)
- Task Force 94 (Commander Naval Forces Marianas)
- Task Force 96 (Naval Forces Japan)
On 3 April 1951, Naval Forces Far East (NavFE) organization was restructured. As a result, the Service Forces, previously fragmented among separate United States Seventh Fleet and NavFE groups, were consolidated into a new Logistics Group, designated Task Force 92.
Area of Responsibility
CNFJ's area of responsibility extends from the southern tip of the Kamchatka peninsula to the northern tip of Taiwan, as well as the British Territory of Diego Garcia, but excludes the Korean peninsula.
- Rottman, Gordon L. (December 2002). Korean War Order of Battle: United States, United Nations, and Communist Ground, Naval, and Air Forces, 1950-1953. Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated. ISBN 978-0-275-97835-8. p.90
- Rottman, 2002, 92.
- CNFJ official website