1. Essex ARG Ready to Provide Assistance to Japan

    SEPANGAR, Malaysia (March 12, 2001) The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) gets underway from Sepangar, Malaysia to support earthquake and tsunami relief operations in Japan as directed. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey H. Kyhl)
  2. CTF 76 Heads Maritime Response Cell

  3. 7th Fleet Relief Support Update, March 14

    TAKIHANA, Japan (March 13, 2011) Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class Brian Fox, assigned to the Black Knights of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 4, embarked on board aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), delivers humanitarian relief supplies to Japanese aid workers. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dylan McCord)
  4. Misawa Sailors Assist Cleanup at Local Fishing Port

    MISAWA, Japan (March 14, 2011) Chief Naval Air Crewmen Kyle Wilkinson, sssigned to Naval Air Facility Misawa (NAFM), assists in removing debris during a cleanup effort at the Misawa Fishing Port. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow)
  5. 7th Fleet repositions ships after contamination detected

  6. NAF Atsugi Helicopters Deliver Food to Earthquake, Tsunami Survivors

    SENDAI, Japan (March 12, 2011) An SH-60B helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron (HS) 14 from Naval Air Facility Atsugi flies over the city of Sendai to deliver more than 1,500 pounds of food to survivors of an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and a tsunami. The citizens of Ebina City, Japan, donated the food. (U.S. Navy photo)
  7. USS John S. McCain Underway for Search and Rescue

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 13, 2011) Sailors aboard USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) recover a rigid-hull inflatable boat during small boat operations off the coast of Japan. McCain is near the epicenter of the recent earthquake to help search for anyone or anything that might have drifted out to sea. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Talley Reeve)
  8. USS Tortuga Embarks Heavy Lift Helos for Japan Disaster Response

    POHANG, Republic of Korea (March 12, 2011) An MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter, assigned to Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 14, prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46). (U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. K. Madison Carter)
  9. USS Blue Ridge readies to provide aid to Japan

    SOUTH CHINA SEA (March 12, 2011) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Noel Arceo, left, observes and underway replenishment between U.S. 7th Fleet command flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204). Blue Ridge loaded another supply of humanitarian assistance/disaster relief kits to ensure the crew is ready to provide humanitarian assistance in support of earthquake and tsunami relief operations in Japan as directed. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron M. Pineda)
  10. NAF Atsugi Collects Relief Supplies for Japanese Tsunami Survivors