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Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Sunday, March 13, 2011
U.S. Navy steps up earthquake relief efforts in Japan
By Erik Slavin
Stars and Stripes
Published: March 13, 2011
Some normalcy returns to bases, relief for Japanese rolls in
American rescue teams arrive at Misawa
Misawa power returning, school canceled; other Japan bases return mostly to normal
Stars and Stripes coverage of the earthquake in Japan
MH-53 helicopters land aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga. Tortuga is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility ready to support earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan as directed.
K. Madison Carter/Courtesy U.S. NavyNAVAL AIR STATION ATSUGI, Japan — The USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group delivered four drops of humanitarian supplies Sunday and began ongoing support of Japanese search-and-rescue helicopters, U.S. 7th Fleet officials said Sunday afternoon.
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Here's some pictures after the tsunomi from the Washington Post.