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  • Air Force expeditionary medical team fully staffed in Puerto Rico

    Additional medical personnel were deployed to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Thursday, fully staffing the team already located on the island to approximately 100 personnel, in continued support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's ongoing hurricane relief efforts.
  • WADS provides air defense expertise to Guatemalan Air Force

    Three members of the Western Air Defense Sector’s 225th Air Defense Squadron travelled to Guatemala in August to provide air defense expertise to the Guatemalan Air Force.
  • Kentucky Air Guard moves 7.2 million pounds of relief supplies at cargo hub in Puerto Rico for Hurricane Maria recovery

    More than three-dozen members of the Kentucky Air National Guard have processed 7.2 million pounds of humanitarian aid through a cargo hub they established here Sept. 23, working around the clock to download relief supplies from hundreds of aircraft and prepare the aid for distribution across an island ravaged by Hurricane Maria.
  • Airmen Deliver Food, Water to Inland Puerto Rico

    About two dozen Puerto Rico Air National Guard airmen used what was the first or second day off most of them have had since Hurricane Maria hit the island some three weeks ago to team up with other volunteers to deliver food and water to as many as 1,000 people in the island's mountainous interior.
  • En-Route Patient Staging System: Caring for Puerto Rico

    The En-Route Patient Staging System (ERPSS) team assigned to the 6th Medical Group at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is currently providing patient care as part of the Defense Support to Civil Authorities efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.
  • Food, Water, Fuel Still Priorities for Puerto Rico; 9K Military Now Helping Effort

    Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello briefed reporters on progress the unified collaboration of commonwealth and federal officials has made in delivering aid to the people of the island following Hurricane Maria.
  • RAPID Global Mobility at work after Maria

    The 2017 hurricane season has been particularly active for expeditionary mobility Airmen, who have supported over 1,600 cargo and emergency supply flights to the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico and the aeromedical evacuation of close to 200 patients affected by Hurricane Maria. Over 200 Airmen from across the Expeditionary Center enterprise,
  • 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.
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