U.S. Marines and Philippine Army recruits unload boxes of bottled water from a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter.
Real, Republic of the Philippines (Dec. 10, 2004) U.S. Marines and Philippine Army recruits unload boxes of bottled water from a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter, assigned to the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade in Okinawa, Japan, in Real, Republic of the Philippines. Marines and Sailors assigned to Joint Task Force Five Three Five (JTF-535) are providing immediate lifesaving support to flood devastated areas of the Philippines. Successive tropical storms killed more than 650 people, left more than 400 missing and displaced at least 168,000 local residents in the past week. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joel Abshier File# 041210-M-1188A-007