Misawa Air Base Volunteers Assist in Cleanup

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Navy Sgt. Dustin Ogburn and other volunteers from Misawa Air Base shovel sand off the road during a cleanup effort in Hachinohe, Japan, March 18, 2011. More than 50 base volunteers assisted with the cleanup following an 8.9-magnitude earthquake that triggered a devastating tsunami on Japan's eastern coastline.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Ahern
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Keenon carries debris from a warehouse in Hachinohe, Japan, March 18, 2011.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Ahern
  • U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. David Varoskovic and U.S. Air Force Technical Sgt. Dustin Ogburn help remove damaged equipment at a warehouse in Hachinohe, Japan, March 18, 2011. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Ahern
  • U.S. Air Force Capt. Jacob Ramer and volunteers from U.S. Misawa Air Base shovel sand off the road during a cleanup effort in Hachinohe, Japan, March 18, 2011. Ramer is assigned to the Air Defense Council on the base. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Ahern
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert Bannister removes mud sediment from behind a damaged building in Hachinohe, Japan, March 17, 2011. Bannister is assigned to Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Misawa.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officr 2nd Class Devon Dow
  • U.S. sailors and airmen from Misawa Air Base clean up muddy sediment from the inside of a damaged parking garage in Hachinohe, Japan, March 17, 2011. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Devon Dow
  • A Misawa Air Base volunteer hugs a local Japanese woman after assisting with a cleanup effort in Hachinohe, Japan, March 18, 2011.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Ahern
  • Japanese women wave goodbye to Misawa Air Base service members and volunteers following a cleanup effort in Hachinohe, Japan, March 18, 2011.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Ahern