Mr. SATO Masahisa'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. SATO Masahisa

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 2007 and 2013, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 16,2017)
    Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense
    Committee on Fundamental National Policies

Born:
 October 23, 1960, Fukushima Prefecture

Education:
 1983 National Defense Academy of Japan (27th intake)

Career:
 Member of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF)
 1994 Company Commander, Fifth Infantry Regiment
 1996 Commander, 1st Japanese Transportation Unit,
    United Nations Disengagement Observer Force
    (UNDOF)
 2003 Section Chief, Education Section, Education
    Division, Bureau of Training and Education Ground
    Staff Office
 2004 Commander, 1st Iraq Reconstruction Mission Support
    Team
    Regimental Commander, Seventh Infantry Regiment
 2006 Chief Instructor, JGSDF Staff College
 2007 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major post in the House of Councillors)
 2016 Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs and
    Defense

(Major post in the Government)
 2012 Parliamentary Secretary of Defense

(as of January 16,2017)

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