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image by Zachary Harden, 14 March 2018
The Japanese Defence Agency changed the name to Ministry of Defence on Jan 9
2007. The Chairman of the Joint Staff is now the Chief of the Joint Staff.
The Ministry of Defence adopted a logo. The blue represents the earth and green for the ministry.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 30 March 2007
Chief of Staff Joint Staff Office four yellow
cherry blossoms and a large cherry blossom in the center on reddish purple field.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 13 September 2009