43d AMOG assists in Hurricane Maria relief efforts

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Senior Airman Conner Moon, 43d Air Mobility Squadron load team member, tightens a ratchet strap on a pallet of water at the Arrival and Departure Airfield Control Group here Sept. 27. Airmen in the 43d AMS loaded pallets of food and water, and assisted in loading a 45,000-pound generator on a C-5M Super Galaxy headed for San Juan, Puerto Rico, following the strike of Hurricane Maria. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in Puerto Rico, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Airman 1st Class Braeden Pendergrass, 43d Air Mobility Squadron Aerial Port load team member, awaits direction as Airmen from the 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., prepare a C-5M Super Galaxy to receive a 45,000-pound Federal Aviation Administration power generator on Green Ramp here Sept. 27. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria’s strike on the island, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. Airmen in the 43d AMS also received and palletized water and meals which will be delivered along with the generator. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — A C-5M Super Galaxy from the 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., sits on Green Ramp here Sept. 27, awaiting a 45,000-pound Federal Aviation Administration power generator, and pallets of food and water bound for San Juan, Puerto Rico. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations following Hurricane Maria’s strike on the island, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. Airmen in the 43d Air Mobility Squadron here received and palletized the water and meals which will be delivered along with the generator. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Airman 1st Class Tonya Allen, 43d Air Mobility Squadron load team member, attaches rigging to a pallet of water at the Arrival and Departure Airfield Control Group here Sept. 27. Airmen in the 43d AMS loaded pallets of water and food, and assisted in loading a 45,000-pound generator on a C-5M Super Galaxy headed for San Juan, Puerto Rico, following the strike of Hurricane Maria. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in Puerto Rico, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Airmen from the 43d Air Mobility Squadron here, and from the 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., load a 45,000-pound Federal Aviation Administration power generator on a C-5M Super Galaxy on Green Ramp here Sept. 27. While loading, the aircrew discovered technical issues with the cargo which prevented a safe loading operation and delayed the load until Sept. 28. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in San Juan, Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria’s strike on the island, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. Airmen in the 43d AMS also received and palletized water and meals which will be delivered along with the generator. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Airmen from the 43d Air Mobility Squadron here, and from the 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., prepare to load a 45,000-pound Federal Aviation Administration power generator on a C-5M Super Galaxy on Green Ramp here Sept. 27. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in San Juan, Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria’s strike on the island, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. Airmen in the 43d AMS also received and palletized water and meals which will be delivered along with the generator. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Load team members in the 43d Air Mobility Squadron Aerial Port rig a pallet of food while working at the Arrival and Departure Airfield Control Group here Sept. 27. Airmen in the 43d AMS loaded pallets of water and food, and assisted in loading a 45,000-pound generator on a C-5M Super Galaxy headed for San Juan, Puerto Rico, following the strike of Hurricane Maria. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in Puerto Rico, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Airmen from the 43d Air Mobility Squadron here, and from the 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., load a 45,000-pound Federal Aviation Administration power generator on a C-5 Super Galaxy on Green Ramp here Sept. 27. While loading, the aircrew discovered technical issues with the cargo which prevented a safe loading operation and delayed the load until Sept. 28. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria’s strike on the island, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. Airmen in the 43d AMS also received and palletized water and meals which will be delivered along with the generator. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Airman 1st Class Stephen Johnson, 43d Air Mobility Squadron load team member, adjusts rigging on a pallet of water at the Arrival and Departure Airfield Control Group here Sept. 27. Airmen in the 43d AMS loaded pallets of food and water, and assisted in loading a 45,000-pound generator on a C-5M Super Galaxy headed for San Juan, Puerto Rico, following the strike of Hurricane Maria. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in Puerto Rico, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria
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POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Airmen from the 43d Air Mobility Squadron transport at 45,000-pound Federal Aviation Administration power generator along with water and food bound for San Juan, Puerto Rico on Green Ramp here Sept. 27. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria’s strike on the island, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. Earlier in the day, Airmen in the 43d AMS received and palletized the water and meals which will be delivered along with the generator. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)