Recruiting Self-Defense Force Cadets
The Japan Self-Defense Forces are now recruiting cadets to become fixed-term members of the land, sea and air forces from April 2019.
【Term & Prospects】
The fixed term for Land Self-Defense cadets is 2 years, and 3 years for Sea and Air cadets. After serving the fixed term, cadets can choose to stay on in the Self-Defense Force and take other exams and qualifications to work up the ranks, or take a job introduced to them through the Ministry of Defense or Self Defense Forces employment support office.
【Salary & Benefits】
Cadets are paid a salary as well as special monthly allowances and a lump sum upon the completion of a fixed term and enjoy annual leave, special leave, health services, occupational insurance, and have all daily needs met during the term.
Age: 18-32 years old
Testing: (1) Written test consisting of junior high school level Japanese, math and social studies, and an essay; (2) Interview; (3) Physical & aptitude tests.
※People with Japanese and another country’s nationality (dual nationals) are eligible to apply.
【Upcoming Recruitment Days】
①Saturday 9th February 2019, at Camp Somagahara, Shinto Village （相馬原駐屯地）
②Saturday 9th March 2019, at Camp Shinmachi, Takasaki City （新町駐屯地）
【More Information】(In Japanese only)
Takasaki Office of Gunma District Self-Defense Headquarters
Takasaki-shi, Ara-machi 5-5