North Eastern Army (Japan)

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North Eastern Army (Japan)
JGSDF North Eastern Army.svg
North Eastern Army Distinctive Unit Insignia
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 Sendai, Sendai
Lt. Gen. Gorō Matsumura

The North Eastern Army (東北方面隊?, Tōhoku Hōmentai) is one of five active Armies of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force headquartered in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. Its responsibility is the defense of the Tōhoku region.


Operational Structure of the North Eastern Army 2016
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