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Japan, Commander US Naval Forces

The original title of this position, Commander, US Naval Forces Far East. Was changed to Commander, US Naval Forces Japan on 1 July 1957.

    1. 1949-1952 VADM Charles T. Joy 26 August 1949 - 4 June 1952
    2. 1952-1954 VADM Robert P. Briscoe 4 June 1952 - 2 April 1954
    3. 1954-1956 VADM William M. Callaghan 2 April 1954 - 14 September 1956
    4. 1956-1958 VADM Roscoe F. Good 14 September 1956 - 3 April 1958
    5. 1958-1961 RADM Frederic S. Withington 3 April 1958 - 1 March 1961
    6. 1961-1962 RADM Elmer E. Yeomans 1 March 1961 - 21 September 1962
    7. 1962-1964 RADM Walter H. Price 21 September 1962 - 11 August 1964
    8. 1964- 1965 RADM John L. Chew 11 August 1964 - July 1965
    9. 1965- 1968 RADM Frank L. Johnson July 1965
    10. 1968- 1970 RADM Daniel F. Smith, Jr. June 1968
    11. 1970- 1973 RADM Julian T. Burke, Jr. August 1970
    12. 1973- 1947 RADM William H. Rogers January 1973
    13. 1974- 1976 RADM Paul H. Speer October 1974
    14. 1976- 1978 RADM Thomas B. Russell, Jr. April 1976
    15. 1978- 1980 RADM Lando W. Zech, Jr. August 1978
    16. 1982- 1985 RADM Gerald W. MacKay September 1982
    17. 1985- 1988 RADM James D. Cossey December 1985
    18. 1988-1990 RADM Dean R. Sackett, Jr. August 1988
    19. 1990-1993 RADM Jesse J. Hernandez September 1990
    20. 1993-1996 RADM Byron E. Tobin, Jr. December 1993
    21. 1996-1998 RADM Michael D. Haskins June 1996
    22. 1998-2000 RADM Donald A. Weiss July 1998
    23. 2000-2003 RADM Robert C. Chaplin June 2000
    24. 2003-2005 RADM Frederic R. Ruehe September 2003
    25. 2005-2009 RADM James D. Kelly March 2005
    26. 2009-2001 RADM Richard B. Wren March 2009
    27. 2011-2013 RADM James D. Cloyd April 2011
    28. 2013-2015 RADM Terry B. Kraft August 2013
    29. 2015- RADM Matthew J. Carter March 2015

Note: RADM = Rear Admiral, VADM = Vice Admiral.

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Published:Fri Jun 24 07:36:13 EDT 2016