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  • Operation Christmas Drop begins at Andersen AFB

    Military members from the U.S. Air Force, Coast Guard and Navy, with international support from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force are joining forces to airdrop and deliver donated toys, clothes, food items and other necessities to remote islands across the Pacific as part of Operation Christmas Drop 2016. The annual
  • U.S., Japan train together during disaster management drill

    The Annual Tokyo Metropolitan Government Disaster Management Drill took place in Japan, Sept. 4, 2016. Airmen with the 459th Airlift Squadron delivered simulated disaster relief supplies to the Tokyo Rinkai Disaster Prevention Park during the drill. The park is located in the Ariake area and is a disaster countermeasure headquarters of the Government of Japan and other local governments during large-scale earthquakes in the metropolitan area.