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U.S. Forces Japan Leadership

  Lt. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider

Maj. Gen. Christopher J. Mahoney
Deputy Commander


Rick Winegardner 
  Command Senior Enlisted Leader

374th Airlift Wing Leadership


Col Otis C. Jones Commander


 Col Jason T. Mills Vice Commander    


CMSgt  John E. Payne Command Chief

Fifth Air Force Leadership

  Lt. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider Commander

Brig. Gen. Todd A. Dozier
Vice Commander



Brian Kruzeknick 

Command Chief

Commander's Intent

U.S. Forces Japan
Lt. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider

In support of U.S. Pacific Command and the U.S.-Japan Security Alliance, United States Forces Japan works with the Government of Japan and our Self-Defense Force counterparts to promote regional stability and deter aggression.  Should deterrence fail, USFJ conducts and supports combat operations to defend Japan. 

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