• Sailors and airmen assigned and deployed to Misawa Air Base form a human chain to off load supplies as part of a community relations project here. The Navy Misawa CPO 365 program, U.S. Air Force 35th Fighter Wing, and the Iwate Relief Effort organized "American Day," which featured a barbeque, entertainment and games for local residents who are still living in temporary housing since the March 11, 2011, tsunami that devastated Japan's northeastern seaboard.

    Navy Misawa CPO 365 program helps tsunami victims

    Sailors and airmen assigned and deployed to Misawa Air Base form a human chain to off load supplies as part of a community relations project here. The Navy Misawa CPO 365 program, U.S. Air Force 35th Fighter Wing, and the Iwate Relief Effort organized...

  • Logistics Specialist 1st Class Richie Miranda serves up some burgers for Japanese residents living in temporary housing here. The Navy Misawa CPO 365 program, U.S. Air Force 35th Fighter Wing, and the Iwate Relief Effort organized "American Day," which featured a barbeque, entertainment and games for local residents who are still living in temporary housing since the March 11, 2011 tsunami that devastated Japan's northeastern seaboard.

    Navy Misawa CPO 365 Program helps tsunami victims

    Logistics Specialist 1st Class Richie Miranda serves up some burgers for Japanese residents living in temporary housing here. The Navy Misawa CPO 365 program, U.S. Air Force 35th Fighter Wing, and the Iwate Relief Effort organized "American Day," which...

  • Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Jonathan Dearing a native of Dededo, Guam, serves hotdogs for Japanese residents living in temporary housing here. Sailors and airmen assigned and deployed to Misawa Air Base form a human chain to off load supplies as part of a community relations project here. The Navy Misawa CPO 365 program, U.S. Air Force 35th Fighter Wing, and the Iwate Relief Effort organized "American Day," which featured a barbeque, entertainment and games for local residents who are still living in temporary housing since the March 11, 2011 tsunami that devastated Japan's northeastern seaboard.

    Navy Misawa CPO 365 Program Helps Tsunami Victims

    Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Jonathan Dearing a native of Dededo, Guam, serves hotdogs for Japanese residents living in temporary housing here. Sailors and airmen assigned and deployed to Misawa Air Base form a human chain to off load supplies as...

  • Personnel Specialist 1st Class Kimberly Belland, assigned to the "Fighting Tigers" of Patrol Squadron 8, serves cookies for Japanese residents living in temporary housing here. Sailors and Airmen assigned and deployed to Misawa Air Base form a human chain to off load supplies as part of a community relations project here. The Navy Misawa CPO 365 program, U.S. Air Force 35th Fighter Wing, and the Iwate Relief Effort organized "American Day," which featured a barbeque, entertainment and games for local residents who are still living in temporary housing since the March 11, 2011 tsunami that devastated Japan's northeastern seaboard.

    Navy Misawa CPO 365 Program helps tsunami victims

    Personnel Specialist 1st Class Kimberly Belland, assigned to the "Fighting Tigers" of Patrol Squadron 8, serves cookies for Japanese residents living in temporary housing here. Sailors and Airmen assigned and deployed to Misawa Air Base form a human...

  • Naval Air Facility Command Master Chief Scott Knorowski, center, and Chief Cryptologic Technician (Collection) Melanie Varner, left, serve up dessert for Japanese residents living in temporary housing here.  The Navy Misawa CPO 365 program, U.S. Air Force 35th Fighter Wing, and the Iwate Relief Effort organized "American Day," which featured a barbeque, entertainment and games for local residents who are still living in temporary housing since the March 11, 2011 tsunami that devastated Japan's northeastern seaboard.

    Navy Misawa CPO 365 Program helps tsunami victims

    Naval Air Facility Command Master Chief Scott Knorowski, center, and Chief Cryptologic Technician (Collection) Melanie Varner, left, serve up dessert for Japanese residents living in temporary housing here. The Navy Misawa CPO 365 program, U.S. Air...

MIYAKO, Japan - Navy Misawa CPO 365 members, along with the "Fighting Tigers" of Patrol Squadron (VP) 8, and airmen from Misawa Air Base brought a little bit of America to tsunami-damaged Miyako, Japan, June 16.

The collected chief petty officers and first class petty officers spent their Saturday traveling to Miyako and organizing a barbeque, entertainment and games for hundreds of Japanese residents still living in temporary housing following the March 11, 2011 tsunami that wiped out their homes.

"Even though its been well over a year since the tsunami, the devastation is still very fresh and real here," said Aviation Structural Mechanic (Equipment) 1st Class Angela Berrios, a native of Scotland, U.K. "I

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