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USS Dewey (DDG 105)

"Dynamis Ex Cardias”

USS Dewey

From: Commanding Officer, USS DEWEY (DDG-105)
To: Prospective Shipmates and Friends of the DEWEY
Subj: Welcome Aboard!

Konnichiwa! Welcome aboard the USS DEWEY (DDG-105) and congratulations on receiving orders to the best ship on the waterfront. We are looking forward to you joining our team! You are about to embark on an exciting tour of duty in the fast-paced 7th Fleet area of operation. This tour is sure to challenge you and bring great experiences you will carry with you for the rest of your career.

As an FDNF-J sailor, you will have the pleasure of living a short train ride away from Tokyo. Our MWR program can help you set up tours and activities to do in your off-duty time so you can make the most out of your time overseas. Please visit the MWR link in our Welcome Aboard package for more details.

We understand that moving across the country is not simple task. Our sponsorship program is designed to make your move to Yokosuka as convenient and stress free as possible. It is our focus to ensure you are being taken care of on your journey to Yokosuka. Upon receiving orders to USS Dewey, please email our sponsorship coordinator at if you have not yet been contacted by a sponsor.

Once again, congratulations on receiving orders to USS Dewey! You are on your way to the finest forward deployed warship in the fleet. Welcome aboard, shipmate!

Will to Fight!

Nicholas Maruca
Commanding Officer

Welcome Aboard Package PDF

Helpful links to let you know what to expect when you arrive at Yokosuka Naval Base.
Base Resources
Yokosuka Housing
Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC)
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS)
Chapel of Hope

Local Agencies
Kinnick High School
Yokosuka Middle School
Sullivan’s Elementary School
Ikego Elementary School

Driving in Japan
How to Obtain a Driver’s License (USFJ Form 4)

     OMBUDSMAN.DDG105@GMAIL.COM ; +81 (070) 8812 2406

               Hello everyone! My name is Shelyce Politano, one of our 2 ombudsmen. My husband Wes and I arrived to Japan August 2022 with our 12yr old dog Congo. Colorado is home and where I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business management. I love Italian food, snowboarding, Disney, cooking, spending time with friends, family and Congo. I am excited to explore Japan and it’s culture, and even more for this journey as your ombudsman!

              Hi Dewey Families! My name is Courtney Prohaska! I am a Navy veteran and wife to Dewey’s amazing SUPPO! We moved to Japan in October 2022 & have enjoyed exploring this amazing country. I enjoy reading, meeting new people, & spending quality time with family. As a recent veteran, I can relate to a number of topics & issues you or your family may be going through and am always available when a problem arises! Will to Fight!


     Facebook: Ombudsman Facebook
     Facebook: Yokosuka Dewey Family Connections Page

USS Dewey (DDG 105)

UNIT 100224 BOX 2034
FPO AP 96663

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