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United States Army Japan (USARJ) is primarily located on the islands of Honshu and Okinawa. Our headquarters is located in Camp Zama on the main island of Honshu.

Come live and work at Camp Zama, Japan, a multiple Army Community of Excellence Award winner! Camp Zama is a small community about 25 miles southwest of Tokyo and boasts superb MWR facilities that provide a myriad of recreational activities. When you're ready to venture off post, Japan's elaborate train systems provide fast, convenient access to numerous cultural and sightseeing destinations.

More about Honshu and Camp Zama: U.S. Army Garrison Japan (Camp Zama)

Okinawa is Japan's southernmost prefecture. The islands making up Okinawa prefecture are known as the Ryukyu Islands and have a native culture, which is distinctly different from that of the rest of Japan in terms of language, cuisine, arts, etc. Okinawa's climate is subtropical, with temperatures rarely falling below 59 degrees in winter. The seas surrounding Okinawa's islands are among the world’s most beautiful with coral reefs and abundant marine wildlife. Okinawa is home to a bustling international airport that hosts cheap and flights to various locales in southeast Asia for those who enjoy traveling and experiencing other cultures.

More about Okinawa and Torii Station: U.S. Army Garrison Okinawa (Torii Station)

Sponsorship Program/ Newcomers/ Pre-Arrival

Total Army Sponsorship Program (TASP) - Soldiers PCSing to Japan will need to use the Army Career Tracker's Total Army Sponsorship Program to initiate the DA Form 5434 (Sponsorship Program Counseling and Information Sheet) and request a sponsor.

Click HERE to view the TASP Incoming Soldier Quick Start Guide.

SPONSORSHIP Managers and Coordinators
U.S. Army Japan, G1, Camp Zama: 262-4000 / 5632 
10th Support Group, Torii Station, Okinawa: 652-5409 / 4352 / 4206 -  
10thSG-sponsorship-inquiry@army.mil  (Email)
U.S. Army Aviation BN Japan, Camp Zama: 262-3361/4284 

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In accordance with Army policy, domestic animals on army installations, residents, employees, contractors, or visitors may not bring on any installation, any dog or a breed (including mixed breed) that is deemed aggressive/dangerous or potentially aggressive/dangerous.

For purposes of this policy, Aggressive/dangerous or potentially aggressive/dangerous breeds of dogs are defined as

Pit Bulls (American Staffordshire, Bull Terriers, or English Staffordshire Bull Terriers), Rottweilers, Doberman Pinschers, Chows and Wolf hybrids.

U.S. Personnel who own one of the above breeds cannot bring their pets to Mainland Japan or Okinawa.

Exotic pets are also prohibited.

You can find additional information on bringing pets to Japan here: