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The USNS Brittin (T-AKR-305) departs Joint Base Charleston, S.C., to Ponce, Puerto Rico Oct. 31, 2017. Partnership enables JB Charleston sealift relief efforts to Puerto Rico
The first humanitarian relief supplies sealifted from Joint Base Charleston to Ponce, Puerto Rico departed here Oct. 31.   In the hours following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster IIIs responded delivering more than 1,700 tons of aid, supplies and medical teams to affected areas. The C-17’s have the ability to get to austere locations quickly, the amount of cargo it can carry is limited. The USNS Brittin (T-AKR-305) is scheduled to travel between Joint Base Charleston and Puerto Rico several times over the next few months. The first trip is bringing essentials such as food, water and vehicles to get aid to areas where mudslides have created access issues. Later deliveries will provide the equipment to restore utilities and rebuild the infrastructure on the island.
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Senior Airman Kenny Phonsyry, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs preflight checks at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 23, 2017. The 14th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, flew a mobile air traffic control tower, food and water to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts. 437 AW crew provides Maria relief within hours
Members of the 14th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency completed a humanitarian mission in support of Hurricane Maria to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Sept. 23.
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Maj. Kari Flemming, left, 14th Airlift Squadron pilot, and Flight Lt. Matt Jenkinson, right, 14th AS Royal air force exchange pilot, both from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., perform preflight checks at Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 24, 2017. Members of the 14th AS delivered more than 129,000 pounds of food and water to St. Croix, Virgin Islands in support of relief efforts after Hurricane Maria. The mission to St. Croix marked the second mission the crew flew to the Virgin Islands for humanitarian aid in 48 hours. Joint team delivers relief in Maria aftermath
Members of the 14th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, delivered 17 pallets containing more than 129,000 pounds of food and water to St. Croix, Virgin Islands in support of relief efforts after Hurricane Maria, Sept. 24.
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Hurricane Harvey graphic title Charleston Aeromedical Reservists Support Harvey Victims
This morning six Citizen Airmen from the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, with more to follow, departed Charleston for Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas to be part of a major combined operation to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.
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On this look around the Air Force, Airmen lend a helping hand to support the inauguration and service members conduct subject matter expert exchanges at Clark AB, Philippines.
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Jeremie, the Grande’Anse department capital in western Haiti, was hit hard by Hurricane Matthew Oct. 4, 2016. U.S. forces have been working alongside Haitian citizens as part of Joint Task Force Matthew to provide relief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Russ Scalf) US provides initial critical aid in Haiti
Since arriving Oct. 5, U.S. service members assigned to Joint Task Force Matthew have been operating
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An aircrew from the 357th Airlift Squadron from Maxwell Air Force Base transports an ambulance from Ohio to Oaxaca, Mexico on the flightline of Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C., Aug. 30, 2016. This ambulance is being donated through the Denton program and will help five local communities providing transportation to any hospital within a one hour radius. (Courtesy photo) Denton Program: providing worldwide humanitarian support
The Jeremiah Denton Amendment, named in honor of former Navy pilot, Vietnam prisoner-of-war and
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C-17 Globemaster III’s were filled with thirty-two combined pallets and delivered more than 100 thousand total pounds of humanitarian aid to Haiti. Since 1998, The Denton Program has overseen more than 5 million pounds of humanitarian supplies have been sent to more than 50 countries across the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) 701st makes humanitarian aid possible in Haiti
Members from the 701st Airlift Squadron played a vital role bringing humanitarian aid to
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Hurricane Harvey graphic title Charleston aeromedical reservists support Harvey victims
This morning six Citizen Airmen from the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, with more to follow, departed Charleston for Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas to be part of a major combined operation to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.
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C-17 Globemaster III’s were filled with thirty-two combined pallets and delivered more than 100 thousand total pounds of humanitarian aid to Haiti. Since 1998, The Denton Program has overseen more than 5 million pounds of humanitarian supplies have been sent to more than 50 countries across the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) 701st makes humanitarian aid possible in Haiti
Members from the 701st Airlift Squadron played a vital role bringing humanitarian aid to
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Master Sgt. Ken Hundemer, 317th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, unloads humanitarian aid from a C-17 Globemaster III while in Port Au Prince, Haiti. Haiti aid continues – Reservists fulfilling the mission
Flying humanitarian aid is nothing new for the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, South
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Default Air Force Logo Delivering Hope: 315th AW delivers Denton aid to Haiti, Saint Kitts
Reservists from the 317th Airlift Squadron delivered humanitarian aid June 13, from Joint Base
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