When UNC Headquarters moved from Tokyo to Seoul in 1957, UNC-Rear Headquarters took over management of UN-designated bases and UNC operations in Japan, as well as maintenance of key relationships with relevant government offices. UNC-Rear continues its operations today in support of peace in Northeast Asia, conducting the functions of UNC in Japan to ensure the Agreement continues to provide a vehicle for Sending State contributions to the UNC mission. UNC-Rear supports the transit and operation of UNC sending states' forces through Japan during the Armistice at designated UNC facilities. There are seven bases currently designated as UNC facilities in Japan, which fly the UN flag.