Images: III MEF supports Operation Tomodachi [Image 3 of 28]
Cpl. Robert Clay, a Kansas City, Mo. native and crewmaster with Marine Aerial Refueler Squadron 152, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, tightens the chains of a supply container on the flightline here March 18. The supplies will be transported to mainland Japan and used during Operation Tomodachi. 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.