Japan 2011 Earthquake: U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Response



❮Reading❯ ➿ Japan 2011 Earthquake: U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Response Author Emma Chanlett-avery – E17streets4all.co.uk With almost , US troops stationed in Japan, the March , , earthquake and tsunami is unique in that US forces and associated resources were located in close proximity to deal with the crisis All Servic With almost , US troops stationed in Japan, Earthquake: U.S. ePUB ↠ the March earthquake and tsunami is unique in that US forces and associated resources were located in close proximity to deal with the crisis All Services Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force are present in Japan in various capacities In addition, US forces train Japan 2011 PDF/EPUB or regularly with their Japanese Self Defense Force SDF counterparts, including many humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercisesWith over , SDF troops called up to respond to the disaster, US forces were able to coordinate their efforts almost immediately to provide support for the Japanese responders Withindays of the earthquake, the SDF had deployed , 2011 Earthquake: U.S. PDF/EPUB » personnel,rotary aircraft andfixed wings, andships Nearly all of the Maritime SDF ships have been transferred to the affected area, and forces from the southernmost to the farthest north territories have been mobilized As of March , the SDF had rescued , people and provided supplies on an ongoing basis to , displaced people, in addition to supporting activities at the troubled nuclear reactorsOperational UpdateOn March , one week after the quake struck, US and Japanese forces began to transition from a search and rescue effort to a relief mission for the survivors DOD officials report that as of the morning of March ,US naval ships,aircraft, and , sailors and marines are now involved in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts in and around Japan, deliveringtons of relief supplies to date US Army and Air Force units are also delivering humanitarian supplies and providing other services as required All search and rescue assets from Okinawa, the southernmost part of Japan, were first moved to Yokota Air base outside of Tokyo and then deployed to the north Further details are in the sections on each branch s operations belowOn March , Admiral Robert Willard, commander of the US Pacific Command, visited the Defense Ministry for consultations with SDF Chief of Staff Ryoichi Oriki and other officers, reinforcing the commitment to coordinate relief effortsD FundingOn March , Secretary of Defense Gates authorized US Pacific Command USPACOM to continue disaster relief operations and approvedmillion in Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid OHDACA funding for these purposes As the scope and duration of DOD s support becomes better defined, it is possible that additional funding will be requiredStatus of DOD Facilities and PersonnelInitial DOD efforts after the earthquake were focused on what can be described as force protection such as relocating naval vessels and aircraft so that potential damage from the impending tsunami would be mitigated, as well as protecting and accounting for US military personnel dependents, and , DOD civilian employees stationed in Japan These force protection efforts appear to have been successful as there were no reported DOD related fatalities and no reports of major damage to DOD facilities or equipmentVoluntary Departure of DOD DependentsAfter the State Department authorized the voluntary departure for family members and dependents of US government personnel who wish to leave Northeast Japan on March , DOD stated that it would implement the State Department s plan for eligible DOD dependents It was reported that Navy bases in the Tokyo area would begin voluntary evacuations for family members as early as the evening of MarchThe Navy reportedly has the capability to evacuate up to, people per day On March , Admiral Robert Willard, Commander of the US.Japan 2011 Earthquake: U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Response

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    Japan 2011 Earthquake: U.S. Department of Defense PDF addition to supporting activities at the troubled nuclear reactorsOperational UpdateOn March , one week after the quake struck, US and Japanese forces began to transition from a search and rescue effort to a relief mission for the survivors DOD officials report that as of the morning of March ,US naval ships,aircraft, and , sailors and marines are now involved in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts in and around Japan, deliveringtons of relief supplies to date US Army and Air Force units are also delivering humanitarian supplies and providing other services as required All search and rescue assets from Okinawa, the southernmost part of Japan, were first moved to Yokota Air base outside of Tokyo and then deployed to the north Further details are in the sections on each branch s operations belowOn March , Admiral Robert Willard, commander of the US Pacific Command, visited the Defense Ministry for consultations with SDF Chief of Staff Ryoichi Oriki and other officers, reinforcing the commitment to coordinate relief effortsD FundingOn March , Secretary of Defense Gates authorized US Pacific Command USPACOM to continue disaster relief operations and approvedmillion in Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid OHDACA funding for these purposes As the scope and duration of DOD s support becomes better defined, it is possible that additional funding will be requiredStatus of DOD Facilities and PersonnelInitial DOD efforts after the earthquake were focused on what can be described as force protection such as relocating naval vessels and aircraft so that potential damage from the impending tsunami would be mitigated, as well as protecting and accounting for US military personnel dependents, and , DOD civilian employees stationed in Japan These force protection efforts appear to have been successful as there were no reported DOD related fatalities and no reports of major damage to DOD facilities or equipmentVoluntary Departure of DOD DependentsAfter the State Department authorized the voluntary departure for family members and dependents of US government personnel who wish to leave Northeast Japan on March , DOD stated that it would implement the State Department s plan for eligible DOD dependents It was reported that Navy bases in the Tokyo area would begin voluntary evacuations for family members as early as the evening of MarchThe Navy reportedly has the capability to evacuate up to, people per day On March , Admiral Robert Willard, Commander of the US."/>
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