Fairfax Search and Rescue heads for Japan

The Fairfax County, Va., Urban Search and Rescue unit is sending 74 members to aid Japan in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami.

Tom Carver, a Fairfax County fireman from Bristow, talks with his family after packing up for the Fairfax Search and Rescue unit's mission to Japan, at the Fairfax Fire and Rescue Training Facility, in Fairfax, Friday, March 11, 2011. From left are, his wife Chrissy, daughter Haley, son Aden, and Kevin Whetzel. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

Tom Carver, a Fairfax County fireman from Bristow, talks with his family after packing up for the Fairfax Search and Rescue unit's mission to Japan, at the Fairfax Fire and Rescue Training Facility, in Fairfax, Friday, March 11, 2011. From left are, his wife Chrissy, daughter Haley, son Aden, and Kevin Whetzel. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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