Yoji Koda

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Vice Admiral Koda, 2006

Yoji Koda (香田洋二, Koda Yoji, born 1949) is a Japanese naval officer, academic, writer and senior fellow in the Asia Center at Harvard University.[1]

Early life[change | change source]

Koda was born in December 1949 at Tokushima Prefecture. He studied at the Defense Academy at Yokosuka in 1968-1972.[2]

Career[change | change source]

Koda served on several JMSDF ships, including the Yudachi (DD-108), the Shirayuki (DD-123), and the Sawayuki (DD-125).[2]

Timeline[change | change source]

Admiral Koda retired from JMSDF in August 2008.[3]

Selected works[change | change source]

Honours[change | change source]

  • Griffith Asia Institute in Brisbane, Australia: 2011 Synnot Lecture[4]

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