American Forces Press Service
government also is working to facilitate the departure of private American citizens from areas within a 50-mile radius of the damaged U.S. nuclear power plant, Pentagon spokesman Marine Corps Col. Dave Lapan said. Fukushima
Detailed information is available in a travel warning posted at the State Department’s website, Lapan said. Meanwhile, he added,
forces remain in U.S. , and the Japan has full capability to fulfill its alliance commitments to defend United States and maintain peace and security in the region. Japan
Defense Department family members eligible to relocate will receive travel instructions from their local commands, Lapan said, noting that the relocation is temporary and that the family members will return when the situation in the region is resolved.