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March 29, 2011

Flexibility, teamwork key to smooth transition for DoD families from Japan

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - As family members made their way across the Pacific Ocean bound for the United States, scores of representatives from various agencies awaited their return at the Joint

March 25, 2011

Army North teams continue to assist military families returning from Japan

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – In support of Operation Pacific Passage, military and civilian members of U. S. Army North took the lead in setting up three reception centers on the U.S. West Coast and

March 25, 2011

A coalition of support - Military, civilian groups come together to welcome dependents home from Japan

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Stepping off the plane with her five-week old son, Airman 1st Class Megan Pencook wasn’t sure what to expect, but it sure wasn’t the applause she received from the

March 24, 2011

Just another 'dog day afternoon' for Airmen, Sailors

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - It was a 'dog day afternoon' March 23 for Air Force Staff Sgt. Chris Sawhill and Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Aaron Green as they volunteered their time to help welcome

March 23, 2011

Lewis-McChord assists family members back from Japan

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -An influx of people arriving this week at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport from the earthquake and tsunami-ravaged country of Japan have prompted a

March 22, 2011

US Army North supports voluntary return of military dependents from Japan into Travis Air Force Base

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Eligible family members, who voluntarily departed Japan, will arrive at Travis Air Force Base starting early 22 March aboard chartered military flights. The airlift to

March 22, 2011

AFNORTH EPLOs deploy in support of voluntary evacuation from Japan

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Air Forces Northern National Security Emergency Preparedness Directorate has deployed two emergency preparedness liaison officers in support of the voluntary authorized

March 22, 2011

USNORTHCOM announces Operation Pacific Passage

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Operation Pacific Passage is the U.S.Northern Command led voluntary return of military family members from Japan in the aftermath of the deadly earthquake and tsunami

March 22, 2011

Members voluntarily leave Japan in support of Operation Pacific Passage

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - More than 500 service members, dependants and civil service employees, who voluntarily departed Japan, arrived at Travis Air Force Base today aboard charted military

March 21, 2011

Military family members arrive in Seattle from Japan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - About 200 military family members arrived March 19 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Wash., after leaving Japan voluntarily, U.S. Army North officials said.The family members