Images: Operation Tomodachi [Image 97 of 120]
Photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
Members of the Fairfax County, Va., Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue head down a flight of stairs to start their operations, searching structures and debris on March 16, 2011, in Ofunato, Japan. A 9.0 earthquake hit Japan on March 11, 2010, that caused a tsunami that destroyed anything in its path.