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  • Air Force provides aeromedical evacuation to dialysis patients trapped by hurricanes

    The hurricanes that battered dozens of islands in the Caribbean and the southeast U.S. in the last month left millions without power, food, safe drinking water and no way to contact the outside world. The situation is devastating for everyone in the area, but for people undergoing dialysis, it is especially dangerous. Air Force medical assets have provided aeromedical evacuation to more than 100 patients at dialysis clinics damaged or left without power from the storms.
  • BEEliners bring humanitarian aid to St. Croix

    As U.S. Army and Marine Corps helicopters delivered humanitarian aid throughout St. Croix, a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Travis AFB, California, landed Sept. 23, at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, bringing humanitarian aid to residents affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The C-17 crew assigned to the 21st Airlift Squadron, also known as BEEliners, received the St. Croix humanitarian aid tasking after completing another humanitarian relief mission to Mexico City.
  • JB Charleston crew provides Maria relief within hours

    Members of the 14th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency completed a humanitarian mission in support of Hurricane Maria to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 23, 2017.
  • Team Dover delivers aid to hurricane survivors

    A Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III, operated by the 3d Airlift Squadron, conducted a humanitarian relief mission to hurricane-ravaged St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 24, 2017.
  • From Katrina to Irma – Airman driven by helping those in need

    Aircraft from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, and Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, delivered more than 300 much-needed doctors, nurses and paramedics, among others, to Orlando Sept. 9. The mission came at the request of the Department of Health and Human Services which is handling the federal medical response to Hurricane Irma.
  • MAFFS C-130s support aerial fire fighting efforts

    The Air Force Reserve Command's 302nd Airlift Wing sent a second Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-equipped C-130 to Fresno Air Tanker Base, California today to support ongoing aerial fire fighting efforts in the Western U.S. The Colorado Reserve wing has been supporting the U.S. Forest Service request for assistance with one MAFFS C-130 since
  • Aeromedical Airmen at Scott join response to Hurricane Harvey

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Scott Air Force Base joined humanitarian relief efforts by mobilizing the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron on Aug. 30, 2017, in the wake of catastrophic Hurricane Harvey, which has caused historical and life-threatening flooding in the states of Texas and Louisiana. 375th AES personnel will be staged at Little
  • JB Charleston provides aid to hurricane victims

    Two C-17 Globemaster III left Joint base Charleston carrying 30.6 tons of relief supplies to Alexandria International Airport, Alexandria, Louisiana in response to Hurricane Harvey Aug. 29.Once the aircraft arrived in Louisiana, the cargo was offloaded and brought to strategic forward positions to assist in relief efforts.Preparations for this
  • 43d AMOG Airmen support Mobility Guardian exercise

    Airmen in the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group joined more than 3,000 Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and international partners in the state of Washington in support of Exercise Mobility Guardian. The exercise tested the abilities of Mobility Air Forces to execute rapid global mobility missions in dynamic, contested environments.
  • MAFFS continues wildland fire suppression efforts

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.— Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-equipped C-130 Hercules aircraft from the Air Force Reserve Command and Air National Guard continue supporting wildland fire suppression efforts as the National Preparedness level reaches its highest level.The three federally activated MAFFS equipped-aircraft and crews from the
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