Goodman, Craig; Wilson, Carlene; Buss, Jeffrey; Tashma, Ryan
July 2011
CHIPS Magazine;Jul-Sep2011, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p41
The article offers information on the Operation Tomadachi organized by the U.S. Forces. It says that the operation aims to provide assistance and disaster relief to the affected areas of the undersea megathrust earthquake in Japan. It also notes that the Japan headquarters of the U.S. Forces have grown rapidly from 180 to 800 personnel who volunteered to work on the operation.


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