Sailors help community building event in tsunami stricken Japan
MISAWA, Japan (Dec. 11, 2016) Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Thornton, attached to Public Works Department Misawa, receives a certificate of appreciation from Angela Ortiz, founder of Ortiz Global Academy For Aid, for his role in facilitating Sailors from Misawa to assist in the Minami-Sanrikou Survivor and Community Building Benefit. Minami-Sanrikou was severely affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan.
(U.S. Navy Photo by Chief Petty Officer Xiaojie Huang/Released)
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