Navy Misawa CPO 365 Program helps tsunami victims
June 22, 2012
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