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USFJ prepares to support Japan earthquake relief efforts

2016004 | April 17, 2016


RELEASE #2016004 April 17, 2016

USFJ prepares to support Japan earthquake relief efforts

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan United States Forces, Japan, is preparing to provide operational airlift in support of the Government of Japan’s relief efforts following yesterday’s devastating earthquake near Kumamoto.

"We express our deepest condolences to all of those affected by the recent earthquakes in Kyushu,” said Lt. Gen. John Dolan, commander of U.S. Forces, Japan. “We are working closely with the Government of Japan to provide assistance and support. To the people of Japan and the region affected by this tragedy we send our heartfelt sympathies. The men and women of US Forces, Japan stand with you during this difficult time."

The long-standing alliance between Japan and the U.S. allows U.S. military forces in Japan to provide rapid, integrated support to the Japanese Self-Defense Forces and civil relief efforts. Our long experience working hand-in-hand with Japanese Self-Defense Forces ensures that our operations are seamless and effective.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Japanese people.

RELEASE # 2016004





在日米軍司令官ジョン・ドーラン中将は以下のように延べました。“九州で発生した地震で被災されたすべての皆様に謹んでお悔やみを申し上げます” ”我々は援助と支援を提供するために日本政府と緊密に協力しています。我々はすべての日本の皆様とこの惨事で被災された地域の方々に心よりお見舞い申し上げます。在日米軍の隊員達はこの困難な時に皆様とともにあります。”



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