Worldwide to Graduate Inaugural Class from U.S. Pacific Command Campuses in Japan and South Korea

Eighteen students will make up the inaugural graduating class from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide campuses located at U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) bases in Japan and South Korea. Associate and bachelor’s degrees will be awarded in Aeronautics, Technical Management and Maintenance. Master’s degrees will be awarded in Aeronautics, Management and Project Management—19 degrees in all.

The Embry-Riddle PACOM Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Yokota Air Base Officers’ Club on Saturday, May 13 at 2 p.m. Immediately follow the ceremony, faculty, staff, friends and alumni are invited to a reception honoring the graduates and their families.

Commencement speaker for the ceremony will be Laura Dean, Chief of Education and Training for Headquarters, Pacific Air Forces Directorate of Manpower, Personnel & Services, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Dean is responsible to the Commander of Pacific Air Forces for managing PACAF professional military education and tuition assistance resources, and education related activities for over 42,000 military members, civilian employees and family members

Campuses at U.S. Bases in PACOM

All service members, their spouses and civilian base employees can take Embry-Riddle Worldwide classes at one of several locations at military bases throughout the Pacific, including:

Atsugi, Japan
Camp Humphreys, South Korea
Kadena, Japan
Yokosuka, Japan
Yokota, Japan 

Campuses at U.S. Bases in PACOM

Take Embry-Riddle Worldwide classes at one of several locations at military bases throughout the Pacific.

U.S. service members and their family can find the educational resources they need to become a successful student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide. Embry-Riddle Worldwide's flexible learning options, talented instructors, and knowledgeable staff can help you develop the skills you need to get ahead in your military career and beyond. If you are not affiliated with the United States military but are interested in Embry-Riddle Worldwide in South Korea or Okinawa, Japan, please contact our campuses at those locations for more information on how you can take classes.

For more information on Embry-Riddle campuses at U.S. bases in PACOM, contact Lindsay Hopkins, Yokota Air Force Base - DSN: 225-9133, Japanese Commercial Phone: (81) 042-552-2511 ext. 59133, , or go online to



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