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AFNORTH helps support federal hurricane relief efforts

Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

During Hurricane Harvey crisis-action team operations at the 601st Air Operation Center here, Curtis McNeil, Air Forces Northern Deputy Judge Advocate General, talks about legal issues of operational missions with Lt. Col. Robin Rowe, deployed from the 20th Fighter Wing, S.C., legal office, and Lt. Col. Byron Greene, 601st AOC legal office. Both personnel and logistical resources came from across the Air Forces Northern enterprise to assist Northern Command’s support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s response to Hurricane Harvey. (Photo by Mary McHale)

Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

During Hurricane Harvey crisis-action team operations at the 601st Air Operation Center here, national-level media coverage of military search and rescue operations in the stricken area reflected the critical importance of that mission. Both personnel and logistical resources came from across the Air Forces Northern enterprise to assist Northern Command’s support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s response to Hurricane Harvey. (Photo by Mary McHale)

Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

During Hurricane Harvey crisis-action team operations at the 601st Air Operation Center here, Lt. Col. George Christoph, CAT director, discusses contingency-response requirements with CAT logistics directorate representative, Capt. Charles Bonvillain Jr. Both personnel and logistical resources came from across the Air Forces Northern enterprise to assist Northern Command’s support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s response to Hurricane Harvey. (Photo by Mary McHale)

Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Local media representatives set up their cameras to interview David Fennel, Deputy Director, Air Forces Northern Search and Rescue Operational Coordination Element, during Hurricane Harvey crisis-action team operations at the 601st Air Operation Center here. Both personnel and logistical resources came from across the AFNORTH enterprise to assist Northern Command’s support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s response to Hurricane Harvey. (Photo by Mary McHale)

Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Col. Stephen Snelson, Deputy Director of Mobility Forces during Hurricane Harvey crisis-action team operations at the 601st Air Operation Center here, discusses aeromedical issues with Shomela Labee, Air Forces Northern Deputy Surgeon General, and Col. (Dr.) Bruce Woodford, AFNORTH Surgeon General. Snelson is deployed from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, where he is the vice commander of the 62nd Airlift Wing. Both personnel and logistical resources came from across the AFNORTH enterprise to assist Northern Command’s support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s response to Hurricane Harvey. (Photo by Mary McHale)

Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

John Troupe, Air Forces Northern Logistics Directorate, takes notes as U.S, Navy CDR Chuck Kuba, Navy Amphibious Liaison Element/Search and Rescue Operational Control Element, describes search and rescue requirements during Hurricane Harvey crisis-action team operations at the 601st Air Operation Center here. Both personnel and logistical resources came from across the AFNORTH enterprise to assist Northern Command’s support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s response to Hurricane Harvey. (Photo by Mary McHale)

Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

During Hurricane Harvey crisis-action team operations at the 601st Air Operation Center here, David Fennel, deputy director, Air Forces Northern Search and Rescue Operational Coordination Element, talks with military SAR team members about SAR response-mission options. Both personnel and logistical resources came from across the AFNORTH enterprise to assist U.S. Northern Command’s support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s response to Hurricane Harvey. (Photo by Mary McHale)

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