History of Upsilon Lambda Lambda

The National Headquarters of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incor-porated officially chartered and recognized the Upsilon Lambda Lambda Chapter # 923 of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity on July 24, 2004. The Chapter’s location was officially designated as Tokyo, Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun. The Charter Members were Brothers Eric Barnes, Luke Hill, Edgard R. Oakley, Kedric Webster, and Walter Foggie. Upsilon Lambda Lambda Chapter was the first Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Chapter founded on mainland Japan, adding to the expansion of the 13th District within the Orient and to the international chapters of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. The Chapter Members affectionately refer to themselves as the “Samurai Ques”.
The members of Upsilon Lambda Lambda Chapter are a compos-ite of college educated men from the communities of the Kanto Plains. Brothers are either assigned or work at the military facilities of Yokosuka Naval Base, Camp Zama Army Base, and Yokota Air Base. Our members are also made up of Brother who either work, study, or live in the metro-politan areas of Tokyo and Yokohama. The Chapter supports and pro-motes the Fraternity’s Cardinal Principals of Manhood, Scholarship, Per-severance, and Uplift. Upsilon Lambda Lambda engages in many altruis-tic endeavors to support our local communities by raising funds through various venues and events. The Chapter provides annual scholarship awards to high school seniors, orchestrates an annual Talent Hunt, and contributes to events that support our military and local Japanese com-munities.
The Samurai Ques of Upsilon Lambda Lambda Chapter remains steadfast and resolute to lift as we climb, build bridges to assist others who follow in our paths and promote the fraternity’s motto that Friendship is Essential to the Soul.