U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

At Sendai Airport, Biden praises recovery efforts in Japan

Five months ago, more than 1,000 people took shelter at Sendai Airport as a massive tsunami crashed against the terminal in a rush of water, mud, trees, garbage, wrecked cars and dead bodies.

Michigan vet flies to Misawa on his own to help

Matt Szymanski was sitting in his Michigan home watching in disbelief as the first images of the devastation in northern Japan were broadcast on the news.

Navy crews reach quake victims with life-sustaining humanitarian aid

Petty Officer 2nd Class James Rivers became the face of the U.S. military’s humanitarian relief efforts for hundreds of Japanese people this week.

Misawa's 14th Fighter Squadron looking to deploy to stay sharp

The rumors are true: Misawa’s 14th Fighter Squadron will be deployed as soon as it’s possible, according to base officials.

Reagan air crews pause relief operations to decontaminate

Navy officials halted air operations from USS Reagan on Wednesday so they could clean the ship of contamination from radioactive plume it hit while conducting humanitarian relief operations off the coast of Japan on March 13.

Navy races to clear port so needed supplies can reach land

The U.S. Navy is racing the clock in Hachinohe City’s port, hoping to help open an underwater lane that will allow a Japanese barge to deliver fuel so desperately needed in local communities.

Snow slows Navy relief efforts at Misawa

Earthquake- and tsunami-battered northeastern Japan was hit with a late season snowstorm early Saturday, slowing Navy relief efforts from the base.


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