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Some troops qualify for extended tax filing deadline

Some troops qualify for extended tax filing deadline

Service members serving outside of the United States — including those supporting operations in Libya and Japan — will receive an automatic two-month tax filing extension this year, officials said. This extension is in addition to the nation’s already extended […]


Bioenvironmental techs test for toxins near Tokyo

Bioenvironmental techs test for toxins near Tokyo

Among the typical crews for disaster relief in mainland Japan is an atypical crew. Amid concerns for the environment, two Airman from the 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron’s Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight has responded to the disasters there. While other crews from […]


Special-ops Airmen open strategic runways for Japan relief operations

Special-ops Airmen open strategic runways for Japan relief operations

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan: Airmen and aircraft from the 353rd Special Operations Group assisted Japanese officials in opening two key runways to support relief operations in northern Japan March 16. Facilities and airfields at Matsushima Air Base and Sendai Airport […]


Eagle Vision imagery supporting Japan recovery efforts

Eagle Vision imagery supporting Japan recovery efforts

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE: The Electronic Systems Center-managed Eagle Vision imagery collection team here rushed into action within hours of the devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Northeast Japan March 11. Shortly after 7 a.m. Eastern Time on March […]


Toll rises as Japan battles nuclear, humanitarian crisis

Toll rises as Japan battles nuclear, humanitarian crisis

Japan battled a nuclear and humanitarian crisis Friday as engineers worked to restore power to a stricken atomic plant while the toll of dead and missing from the quake and tsunami topped 16,000. Half a million people made homeless when […]


Warnings to leave Tokyo as concern in Japan grows

Warnings to leave Tokyo as concern in Japan grows

Doubts over whether Japan can contain its nuclear crisis grew Thursday, as helicopters dumped water onto an overheating power plant and more foreign governments urged citizens to leave Tokyo. Four military Chinooks ran a mission to empty containers holding more […]


Crisis Continues at Crippled Japanese Nuclear Power Plants

Crisis Continues at Crippled Japanese Nuclear Power Plants

Japan’s military failed on Wednesday a first attempt to drop water from helicopters on one of the damaged reactors at its crippled nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture in what officials acknowledge is a desperate move to try to stem […]


Nuclear crisis deepens in disaster-struck Japan

Nuclear crisis deepens in disaster-struck Japan

Japanese crews grappling with the world’s worst nuclear incident since Chernobyl temporarily pulled out Wednesday as radiation rose following feared damage to a reactor containment vessel. The evacuation order at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, where a tall stack of […]


Radiation Forces US 7th Fleet to Reposition Ships

Radiation Forces US 7th Fleet to Reposition Ships

The U.S. 7th Fleet has temporarily repositioned its ships and aircraft away from Japan’s Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant after detecting low-level contamination in the air and on its aircraft operating in the area. The source of this airborne radioactivity […]


 
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