1. CFAY Aerographer's Mates Assist in Operation Tomodachi

    YOKOSUKA, Japan (March 25, 2011) Aerographer's Mate 3rd Class Nick Pennell, a watch stander at the Naval Oceanography and Anti-Submarine Warfare Center, looks over a Japan Self-Defense Force Mobile Operations sheet at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Mikey Mulcare)
  2. Essex ARG Assists Oshima Island in Restoring Power

    In this March 26, file photo, landing craft utility 1651 debarks the well deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) to transfer humanitarian assistance and disaster relief supplies to USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49). On March 27, LCUs were used to transfer needed equipment to Oshima Island to restore power that had been lost since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eva-Marie Ramsaran)
  3. USS Fitzgerald aid to Japan gets personal

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 25, 2011) Sailors aboard USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) pass boxes of humanitarian aid supplies to an SH-60 Seahawk while at sea east of Miyagi Prefecture. The humanitarian aid supplies that were loaded onto the helicopter will be delivered in support of Operation Tomodachi to Sendai, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Pittman)
  4. 7th Fleet Relief Support Update (March 28)

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 27, 2011) Capt. David Fluker, commanding officer of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) discusses ship capabilities on the Essex bridge with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Rear Adm. Hiroyuki Kasui, commander, Escort Flotilla 1. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey H. Kyhl)
  5. 7th Fleet Relief Support Update (March 27)

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 27, 2011) Capt. David Fluker, commanding officer of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), greets Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Rear Adm. Hiroyuki Kasui, commander, Escort Flotilla 1 on the flight deck. Essex, with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is currently operating off the coast of Kesennuma in northeastern Japan in support of Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey H. Kyhl)
  6. HSL 51 Maintains Helicopters While Supporting Operation Tomodachi

    NAVAL AIR FACILITY MISAWA, Japan (March 27, 2011) – Aviation Machinist’s Mate 1st Class Shunsuke Ueeda, left, of Tokyo, and Aviation Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class Khanh Ngo, of San Jose, Calif., both attached to Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Light 51, perform routine maintenance on the tail rotor of an SH-60B/F. The squadron repositioned to Naval Air Facility Misawa to support Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jose Lopez, Jr. /Released)
  7. Misawa Sailors, Airmen Provide Assistance to Child Center

    SHICHINOHE, Japan (March 26, 2011) Children laugh as they wait in line for a home cooked meal at the Biko-en Children’s Care House during a community service project hosted by Naval Air Facility Misawa (NAFM). Along with the meal volunteers from NAFM and Misawa Air base donated food, clothing and toys to the center. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow/Released)
  8. USS George Washington Conducts First Vertical Replenishment at Sea

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 26, 2011) -A MH-60S with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 transports cargo from USNS Bridge (T-AOE-10) to the flight deck of USS George Washington (CVN 73) during a vertical replenishment (VERTREP) at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Juan M. Pinalez Jr./RELEASED)
  9. USS George Washington Improves Habitability at Sea: Enlists Help from Puget Sound & Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s Workers

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 24, 2011) - Electrician's Mate Fireman Jeremy Jordan from Dunganon, Va. works with Puget Sound Naval Shipyard electricians Bill Murray (left) and John Stafford (right) to perform maintenance on an electrical distribution panel for the laundry facilities aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Juan M. Pinalez Jr./RELEASED)
  10. 7th Fleet Relief Support Update (March 26)

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 25, 2011) Radiological Physical Science Technician Mark O’Conner uses a IM-265 radiacmeter to scan humanitarian assistance disaster relief supplies aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Johnie Hickmon)