USS Ronald Reagan Crew Continues Relief Efforts in Japan

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Reagan crew loading supplies

The world's attention may have shifted from Japan to Libya, but that doesn't mean the crew of the USS Ronald Reagan has slowed down its effort to bring food, water, and medical supplies to the people of Japan. In fact, according to a story published on the 7th Fleet's website, the Reagan (off the northwest coast of Honshu island) is collecting donations for victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami. Some crew members of the Reagan are donating the shirt off their back, literally:

One sailor even donated a stuffed animal his children had given him before he left for his deployment.

According to the Department of Defense: