U.S. Troops Continue Cleanup in Japan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A fishing vessel lies deep inside a wooded area after being swept inland by a tsunami in Hachinohe, Japan, March 15, 2011. U.S. service members are assisting in relief efforts after an 8.9 earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Daniel Sanfo
  • The remnants of a house sits amidst the rubble in Ofunato, Japan, March 15, 2011. Teams from the United States, United Kingdom and China are on the scene to assist in the search for missing residents.   U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew M. Bradley
  • U.S. Navy sailors help a Japanese woman move salvageable fishing equipment at the fishing port in Misawa, Japan, March 15, 2011. U.S. service members assisted Misawa residents with relief efforts to support Operation Tomodachi. The sailors are assigned to Naval Air Facility Misawa. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Devon Dow
  • U.S. Navy sailors remove debris from an office building at the fishing port in Misawa, Japan, March 15, 2011, as a Japanese news reporter, second from left, covers the relief effort. U.S. service members assisted Misawa residents with relief efforts in support of Operation Tomodachi. The sailors are assigned to Naval Air Facility Misawa.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Devon Dow
  • A house lies upended among debris in the coastal city of Misawa, Japan, March 15, 2011. Teams from the United States, United Kingdom and China are on the scene to assist in the search for missing residents. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Daniel Sanfo
  • U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Bradley Dickey, second from left, briefs sailors before they begin a cleanup effort at the fishing port in Misawa, Japan, March 15, 2011.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Devon Dow
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dante Galati directs the loading of more than twenty Japanese armored trucks onto the USS Tortuga in Tomakoman-Ko, Japan, March 15, 2011. The Tortuga is in Tomakoman-Ko to collect Japanese military personnel and supplies to support earthquake and tsunami relief efforts. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. K. Madison Carter
  • Rows of homes lie in splinters as part of the tsunami aftermath in the coastal city of Misawa, Japan, March 15, 2011. U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew M. Bradley
  • Debris, rubble and damaged vehicles line the streets for several blocks in the coastal fishing town of Misawa, Japan, March 15, 2011. Teams from the United States, United Kingdom and China are on scene to assist in the search for missing residents. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew M. Bradley
  • U.S. Navy Seaman Alexander Weber pushes a wheelbarrel to help remove debris at the fishing port in Misawa, Japan, March 15, 2011. Weber is assigned to the Naval Munitions Command East Asia Division Unit Misawa. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Devon Dow
  • U.S. Navy Seaman Chris Tautkus uses a translation card to ask a Japanese citizen if he needs additional supplies and assistance in Kuro-Soki, Japan, March 16, 2011. Tautkus is an air crewman assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 4, which is providing humanitarian assistance to Japan to support Operation Tomodachi.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dylan McCord