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U.S. Army Signal Activity Okinawa Defense Satellite Communication System

Unit Creat


Provide global satellite communications reach-back and extend Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) core services to the Joint Warfighter via the Standardized Tactical Entry Point (STEP)/Teleport Department of Defense gateway and the Regional Hub Node-Guam. Provide the Joint Warfighter Interbase Telecommunications Network (JWITN) and its services throughout Okinawa.


  • Individual
  • Team
  • Family

Mission Essential Task List (METL)

  • Sustain company operations
  • Communicate via a fixed satellite communications terminal
  • Control technical control operations

Contact Information

US Postal Mail
Unit 35152
APO AP 96376-5152

DSN: 315-641-2146
Within Japan: 098-911-5111 and when you receive a dial tone then dial 641-2146
From the U.S.: 011-81-98-911-5111 and when you receive a dial tone then dial 641-2146


This unit was constituted as the 333rd Signal Company, Wing, in the Army of the United States on January 6, 1943 and was activated January 10, 1943, at Pinedale, California.

On August 1, 1943, it was reorganized and redesignated as the 333d Signal Company, Troop Carrier Wing

On May 15, 1946, the unit was inactivated in Japan.

The unit was redesignated as the 333d Signal Company and allotted to the Regular Army on January 27, 1967 and was activated February 25, 1967, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

It was again inactivated on April 30, 1983, at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

On October 16, 1992, it was activated in Japan.



World War II: New Guinea



Philippine Presidential Unit Citation – October 17, 1944 ~ July 4, 1945