Capt. Yuki Bito is a Japan Maritime Self-Defense (JMSDF) officer. She was commissioned and served on JS Kashima (TV 3508) during a training cruise in 1997. As a JMSDF officer, her duty assignments include Air Station Atsugi and Air Traffic Control Service Group in Atsugi Air Base. She also served as an aide to Administrative Vice-Minister of Ministry of Defense, a foreign liaison officer at Maritime Staff Office, a staff member of Defense Intelligence Headquarters, and a faculty member of the Maritime Command and Staff College in Tokyo.