U.S. Vice President Joe Biden gestures as he gives remarks at Yokota Air Base, on Tokyo's outskirts, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Biden, who on Tuesday Aug. 23 visited an area in northeastern Japan that ... more 
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden gestures as he gives remarks at Yokota Air Base, on Tokyo's outskirts, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Biden, who on Tuesday Aug. 23 visited an area in northeastern Japan that was devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, came to this U.S. air force base, west of Tokyo, to thank military and civilian personnel for helping with relief and recovery efforts after the disaster. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Shizuo Kambayashi
Wed, Aug 24, 2011 5:36 AM EDT