Images: III MEF supports Operation Tomodachi [Image 11 of 28]
Photo by Gunnery Sgt. J. L. Wright Jr.
Marines from III Marine Expeditionary Force prepare to board a KC-130J Super Hercules cargo aircraft en route to mainland Japan in support of Operation Tomodachi, March 18. III MEF Marines and sailors are supporting Government of Japan-led humanitarian assistance/disaster relief operations in mainland Japan following the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck northern Japan March 11.