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  • Dover Airmen lifeline to hurricane survivors

    Dover Air Force Base Airmen have a proud history of delivering help in dire situations all across the world. No matter the circumstance, these men and women can be on site in a short amount of time providing hope for those in need. The 3rd Airlift Squadron from the 436th Airlift Wing supported relief efforts for Katrina and Haiti and the squadron continues this tradition with the C-17 Globemaster III by transporting essential recovery supplies to the survivors of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
  • Communication equipment loaded onto C-5 at Dobbins, headed for Puerto Rico

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – A C-5M Super Galaxy from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware landed here to provide airlift for AT&T communication equipment and technicians Oct. 2 and Oct. 4.The airlift mission provided critical infrastructure restoration in support of life-saving activities underway in Puerto Rico.Many of the island’s three million
  • Joint effort delivers relief cargo to Puerto Rico

    Members of the 15th Airlift Squadron and 437th Airlift Wing, flew a C-17 Globemaster III to Fort Drum, New York, Sept. 28, 2017, to pick up aid supplies before flying to San Juan, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria, a category 4 hurricane, battered the U.S. territory.
  • 302nd AW MAFFS part of surge support for more than 20 California fires

     A 302nd Airlift Wing aerial firefighting C-130 Hercules aircraft returned here after seven weeks of Reserve Citizen Airmen supporting U.S. Forest Service firefighting efforts in the Western U.S., Sept. 17.The 302nd AW began Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System operations after receiving a request for assistance from the National Interagency
  • AFNORTH mobility planners surpass 1,500 flights supporting FEMA’s hurricane relief efforts

    Air Forces Northern air mobility planners surpassed 1,500 flights Sept. 30 when 32 relief flights were completed to St. Croix, Virgin Islands, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Grand Forks AFB Airmen assist in hurricane relief

    Airmen here prepared to deploy supplies to Puerto Rico in support of the Hurricane Maria relief efforts Sept. 30, 2017.
  • Nevada Guard personnel and communications equipment en route to Puerto Rico

    RENO, Nev. – A total of 12 Nevada Guard Soldiers and Airmen departed Nevada Friday aboard a Nevada Air Guard C-130 cargo plane and are en route to Puerto Rico to assist with the disaster relief after Hurricane Maria struck the territory last week.The six Soldiers who departed are communications specialists who will operate a Joint Incident Site
  • 445th supports Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria

    The 445th Airlift Wing continues to provide support to millions affected by recent hurricanes. The 445th was the first Reserve unit to volunteer and support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
  • Colorado AF Reservists, C-130s join hurricane disaster relief efforts

    Two C-130 Hercules aircraft and 18 Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 302nd Airlift Wing are providing airlift in support of disaster relief and humanitarian assistance operations in the eastern Caribbean areas.Since their departure from Peterson Air Force Base, Sept. 23, the Reservists have flown airlift missions transporting cargo and
  • Flying Jennies support hurricane relief efforts, transport patients

    The U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 815th Airlift Squadron spent the last week supporting relief efforts to Caribbean Islands devastated by Hurricanes Maria and Irma this month.