By Christina PetersonFebruary 2, 2018
COMMANDER FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan -- Yokosuka Veterinary Treatment Facility, which is part of Public Health Activity-Japan, located at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, held a grand reopening of the newly renovated facility marking an end to the five-month long renovation project. The grand reopening included a ribbon and cake cutting ceremony, tour of the newly renovated facility and a military working dog demonstration.
The renovations provided a much needed makeover of the facility to include new flooring, workstations, computers, shelves, cabinets, doors, painted walls and other facility upgrades. U.S. Army Capt. Trevor Tenney, branch chief Yokosuka veterinary treatment facility, said the renovations improve the image, safety and functionality of the clinic allowing to provide the highest quality care for the military working dogs and family owned pets.
The facility provides for comprehensive veterinary care for seven military working dogs and wellness care for 3,354 privately owned animals.
U.S. Navy Capt. Jeffrey Kim, commanding officer, Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, U.S. Navy Capt. Rosemary Malone, commanding officer, Naval Hospital Yokosuka, and U.S. Army Lt. Col.(P) Dwayne Bechtol, commanding officer, Public Health Activity-Japan attended the ceremony.
The ceremony demonstrates the sustained partnership between Public Health Command-Pacific and Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka.