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Topic: kurdish

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Members of an air detachment from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB-133) use a loader equipped with a backhoe to clear a drainage area as they repair an Iraqi airfield. The Seabees are repairing the airfield, which had been under construction prior to the start of the Persian Gulf war, to allow relief supplies to be flown in for nearby Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort

Members of an air detachment from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Sirsenk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Dante Deangelis Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A Marine leads a group of Kurdish men on a tour of a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U.S. and allied troops established the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multination effort to aid the thousands of Kurds who fled their homes after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm

A Marine leads a group of Kurdish men on a tour of a refugee camp near...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A combat photographer focuses on the surrounding countryside as Kurdish refugees gather to speak with a passerby on a road near Zakhu. The refugees are en route to a tent city established by Allied forces as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an effort to aid those fleeing the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A combat photographer focuses on the surrounding countryside as Kurdis...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCDR Skip Burdon Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A member of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 works with drilling equipment near a Kurdish refugee tent city. A well is being drilled as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A member of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 works with drillin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Sirsenk Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A U.S. soldier, armed with an M-16A2 rifle, helps Kurdish refugees moves supplies from a landing zone to a camp. The material is being provided as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A U.S. soldier, armed with an M-16A2 rifle, helps Kurdish refugees mov...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Kurdish refugees fill containers with purified water on the outskirts of their tent city near Zakhu. Such necessities are being proved as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid those fleeing the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees fill containers with purified water on the outskirts ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCDR Skip Burdon Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A Kurdish boy eats a piece of bread that was given to him by British soldiers on the outskirts of the city. U.S. and coalition troops are in Zakhu as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid Kurdish refugees in northern Iraq and southern Turkey

A Kurdish boy eats a piece of bread that was given to him by British s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jerry Ireland Release Status: Released to Public ... more

A Kurdish refugee sits atop a stack of supplies on the outskirts of the tent city where he resides. Supplies are being delivered to the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A Kurdish refugee sits atop a stack of supplies on the outskirts of th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LTJG Don Savage Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Kurdish children talk to a U.S. Marine at a camp site on the outskirts of the city. U.S. and coalition troops are in Zakhu as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid Kurdish refugees in northern Iraq and southern Turkey

Kurdish children talk to a U.S. Marine at a camp site on the outskirts...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jerry Ireland Release Status: Released to Public ... more

An aerial view of one of the Kurdish refugee camps near the Turkey-Iraq border. Thousands of Kurds fled into Turkey after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm. Troops from the U.S. and other nations are working at the camps to distribute aid and prepare the refugees for a move to organized camps within Iraq as part of Operation Provide Comfort

An aerial view of one of the Kurdish refugee camps near the Turkey-Ira...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORMPROVIDE COMFORT Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Kurdish children sit in their family's tent at a refugee camp near the Turkey-Iraq border. Thousands of Kurds fled into Turkey after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm. Troops from the U.S. and other nations have come to the camp to distribute aid and prepare the refugees for a move to organized camps within Iraq as part of Operation Provide Comfort

Kurdish children sit in their family's tent at a refugee camp near the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Base: Iskenderun Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Releas... more

Kurdish refugee children run toward a CH-53G helicopter of the German Army during Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid Kurdish refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugee children run toward a CH-53G helicopter of the German ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

A Navy dentist examines a Kurdish woman in a medical tent during Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid Kurdish refugees in southern Turkey and northern Iraq

A Navy dentist examines a Kurdish woman in a medical tent during Opera...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Marjie Shaw Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

Kurdish refugees gather a U.S. soldier as they move supplies from a landing zone to a camp. The material is being provided as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees gather a U.S. soldier as they move supplies from a la...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Kurdish refugees converse in a field beside a tent city on the outskirts of Zakhu as an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter delivers supplies in the background. The encampment was established as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid those fleeing the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees converse in a field beside a tent city on the outskir...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCDR Skip Burdon Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

Kurdish children give the "thumbs up" to a photographer as they stand near a road sign on the edge of the city. U.S. and coalition troops are in Zakhu as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid Kurdish refugees in northern Iraq and southern Turkey

Kurdish children give the "thumbs up" to a photographer as they stand ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Ireland Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

Kurdish refugees fill containers with purified water on the outskirts of their tent city near Zakhu. Such necessities are being proved as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid those fleeing the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees fill containers with purified water on the outskirts ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCDR Skip Burdon Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

Kurdish men at a refugee camp near the Turkey-Iraq border gather outside a barbed-wire enclosure to pick up food for their families. Thousands of Kurds fled into Turkey after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm. Troops from the U.S. and other nations have come to the camp to distribute aid and prepare the refugees for a move to organized camps within Iraq as part of Operation Provide Comfort

Kurdish men at a refugee camp near the Turkey-Iraq border gather outsi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Base: Iskenderun Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Releas... more

CPT John G. Worman, co-pilot, flies a Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 264 (HMM-264) CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter on a supply delivery mission. The material will be delivered to Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

CPT John G. Worman, co-pilot, flies a Marine Medium Helicopter Squadro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

A military camp and a Kurdish refugee camp are situated side by side on the plain. Military personnel are in the area as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein northern Iraq

A military camp and a Kurdish refugee camp are situated side by side o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LTJG Don Savage Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Kurdish refugees board a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter for transfer from their mountain camp to a newly established tent city at Zakhu. The tent city was established as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid Kurdish refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees board a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter for transf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2(Ac) Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

U.S. military personnel coordinate the day's activities in their base camp, situated near a Kurdish refugee camp at Silopi. Military personnel are in the area as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

U.S. military personnel coordinate the day's activities in their base ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Silopi Country: Turkey(TUR) Scene Camera Operator: LT J.G. Don Savage Release Status: Released to Publ... more

Led by LT William Finn, left, their officer in charge, members from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB-133) haul a hose up a dirt embankment to drain the water from a bomb crater in the runway at an Iraqi airfield. The Seabees are repairing the airfield, which had been under construction prior to the start of the Persian Gulf war, to allow relief supplies to be flown in for nearby Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort

Led by LT William Finn, left, their officer in charge, members from Na...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Sirsenk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Dante Deangelis Release Status: Released to Pub... more

An aerial view of a Kurdish village near the Turkey-Iraq border. Thousands of Kurds fled into Turkey after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm. Troops from the U.S. and other nations are working at the Kurdish refugee camps to distribute aid and prepare the refugees for a move to organized camps within Iraq as part of Operation Provide Comfort

An aerial view of a Kurdish village near the Turkey-Iraq border. Thous...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Kurdish families pass the time at a refugee camp near the Turkey-Iraq border. Thousands of Kurds fled into Turkey after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm. Troops from the U.S. and other nations have come to the camp to distribute aid and prepare the refugees for a move to organized camps within Iraq as part of Operation Provide Comfort

Kurdish families pass the time at a refugee camp near the Turkey-Iraq ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Base: Iskenderun Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Releas... more

Kurdish men listen to a briefing after arriving at a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U.S. and allied troops established the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid the thousands of Kurds who fled their homes after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm

Kurdish men listen to a briefing after arriving at a refugee camp near...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

An aerial view of one of th Kurdish refugee camps near the Turkey-Iraq border. Thousands of Kurds fled into Turkey after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm. Troops from the U.S. and other nations are working at the camps to distribute aid and prepare the refugees for a move to organized camps within Iraq as part of Operation Provide Comfort

An aerial view of one of th Kurdish refugee camps near the Turkey-Iraq...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

Soldiers fill containers with purified water for Kurdish refugees on the outskirts of a tent city near Zakhu. Such necessities are being provided as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid those fleeing the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Soldiers fill containers with purified water for Kurdish refugees on t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCDR Burdon Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... more

Two members of an air detachment from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB-133) set up a gasoline-powered pump to drain the water from a bomb crater in the runway at an Iraqi airfield. The Seabees are repairing the airfield, which had been under construction prior to the start of the Persian Gulf war, to allow relief supplies to be flown in for nearby Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort

Two members of an air detachment from Naval Mobile Construction Battal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Sirsenk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Dante Deangelis Release Status: Released to Pub... more

An UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, foreground, and two CH-47 Chinook helicopters stand in a field near a tent city housing Kurdish refugees. The camp was established as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

An UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, foreground, and two CH-47 Chinook heli...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Silopi Country: Turkey(TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released to Pu... more

U.S. military personnel and Kurdish refugees unload supplies from a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter. Military personnel are in the area as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

U.S. military personnel and Kurdish refugees unload supplies from a CH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Turkey(TUR) Scene Camera Operator: LTJG Don Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

Local residents stand outside their home, situated near a Kurdish refugee camp. Such camps are being established by Allied military personnel during Operation Provide Comfort, an effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Local residents stand outside their home, situated near a Kurdish refu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Turkey(TUR) Scene Camera Operator: LT J.G. Don Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

Kurdish men sit in the shade beneath a tent fly at a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U.S. and allied troops established the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid the thousands of Kurds who fled their homes after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm

Kurdish men sit in the shade beneath a tent fly at a refugee camp near...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Kurdish refugees gather around stacks of supplies delivered to their tent city as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees gather around stacks of supplies delivered to their t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LT.J.G. Don Savage Release Status: Released to Public ... more

A Kurdish refugee camp covers a mountainside in northern Iraq. Supplies are being delivered to the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A Kurdish refugee camp covers a mountainside in northern Iraq. Supplie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

A Seabee operates the backhoe attached to the rear of a loader as members of an air detachment from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB-133) repair the runway at an Iraqi airfield. The Seabees are repairing the airfield, which had been under construction prior to the start of the Persian Gulf war, to allow relief supplies to be flown in for nearby Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort

A Seabee operates the backhoe attached to the rear of a loader as memb...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Sirsenk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Dante Deangelis Release Status: Released to Pub... more

U.S. military personnel and Kurdish refugees unload supplies from a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter. Military personnel are in the area as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

U.S. military personnel and Kurdish refugees unload supplies from a CH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Turkey(TUR) Scene Camera Operator: LTJG Don Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

CPT John G. Worman, co-pilot, flies a Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 264 (HMM-264) CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter on a supply delivery mission. The material will be delivered to Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

CPT John G. Worman, co-pilot, flies a Marine Medium Helicopter Squadro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Kurdish refugees carry RPG-7 portable rocket launchers as they prepare to move from their mountain encampment to a tent city established by Allied forces. Such facilities are being established throughout the are as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees carry RPG-7 portable rocket launchers as they prepare...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN April Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

Members of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 use a 600-foot water well drilling system as they drill a well near a Kurdish refugee tent city. The work is being done as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Members of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 use a 600-foot wate...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Sirsenk Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Seabees from a Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB-133) air detachment work on a section of damaged runway at an Iraqi airfield. The Seabees are repairing the airfield, which had been under construction prior to the start of the Persian Gulf war, to allow relief supplies to be flown in for nearby Kurdish refugees as part of OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT

Seabees from a Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB-133) air ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Sirsenk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Dante Deangelis Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Members of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 use a 600-foot water well drilling system as they drill as well near a Kurdish refugee tent city. The work is being done as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Members of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 use a 600-foot wate...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Sirsenk Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A U.S. Army soldier greets SGT John J. Tourish following the Marine's arrival at a landing zone by CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter. Tourish is delivering supplies for Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A U.S. Army soldier greets SGT John J. Tourish following the Marine's ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Kurdish children standing behind concertina wire watch as Marines set up a tent city. Allied forces are setting up the camp site, the first to be constructed, as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an effort to aid Kurdish refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish children standing behind concertina wire watch as Marines set ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Snaza Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

An aerial view of part of an Iraqi airfield being repaired by members of a Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB-133) air detachment. The Seabees are repairing the airfield, which had been under construction prior to the start of the Persian Gulf war, to allow relief supplies to be flown in for nearby Kurdish refugees as part of OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT

An aerial view of part of an Iraqi airfield being repaired by members ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Sirsenk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Dante Deangelis Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Discarded belongings of a Kurdish refugee family litter a deserted barracks which they used as a shelter while fleeing the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Discarded belongings of a Kurdish refugee family litter a deserted bar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Marjie Shaw Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A UH-1N Iroquois, UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter stand in line at a helicopter landing area near a Kurdish refugee camp. The helicopters are being used during Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A UH-1N Iroquois, UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-53E Super Stallion helicopte...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LTJG Don Savage Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

A Kurdish man sits in the grass after arriving at a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U.S. and allied troops established the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid the thousands of Kurds who fled their homes after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm

A Kurdish man sits in the grass after arriving at a refugee camp near ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

SSGT Lee Tibbits shares a snack with Kurdish refugee children at their tent city in Zakhu. The camp was established as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid Kurdish refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

SSGT Lee Tibbits shares a snack with Kurdish refugee children at their...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released to Publi... more

A view of a Kurdish refugee camp near the Turkey-Iraq border. Thousands of Kurds fled into Turkey after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm. Troops from the U.S. and other nations have come to the camp to distribute aid and prepare the refugees for a move to organized camps within Iraq as part of Operation Provide Comfort

A view of a Kurdish refugee camp near the Turkey-Iraq border. Thousand...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Base: Iskenderun Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Releas... more

Kurdish refugee children gather by a stream as a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter flies over their tent city near Zakhu. The camp was established as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugee children gather by a stream as a CH-46 Sea Knight heli...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

Kurdish men wait to begin a tour of a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U.S. and allied troops established the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid the thousands of Kurds who fled their homes after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm

Kurdish men wait to begin a tour of a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Kurdish refugee children walk along a road near the first established tent city along the Turkey-Iraq border, under construction as part of Operation Provide Comfort. Allied forces are constructing the tent city in an effort to aid Kurds who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugee children walk along a road near the first established ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: JO1(Sw) Gregg Snaza Release Status: Released to Publi... more

A Kurdish man shades his face with a piece of cardboard as he sits in the grass after arriving at a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U.S. and allied troops established the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid the thousands of Kurds who fled their homes after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm

A Kurdish man shades his face with a piece of cardboard as he sits in ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Kurdish refugees await dental and medical treatment at a field facility. The treatment is being administered as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees await dental and medical treatment at a field facilit...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Potterfield Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

Led by Marine STAFF SGT. T.J. Lewnes, a group of Kurdish men crosses a field while touring a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U.S. and allied troops established the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid the thousands of Kurds who fled their homes after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm

Led by Marine STAFF SGT. T.J. Lewnes, a group of Kurdish men crosses a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Kurdish children play as their mothers tend cooking fires at a refugee camp near the Turkey-Iraq border. Thousands of Kurds fled into Turkey after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm. Troops from the U.S. and other nations have come to the camp to distribute aid and prepare the refugees for a move to organized camps within Iraq as part of Operation Provide Comfort

Kurdish children play as their mothers tend cooking fires at a refugee...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Base: Isikveren Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Release... more

A Kurdish boy smiles as he carries the bread and field rations that were given to him by British soldiers on the outskirts of the city. U.S. and coalition troops are in Zakhu as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid Kurdish refugees in northern Iraq and southern Turkey

A Kurdish boy smiles as he carries the bread and field rations that we...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jerry Ireland Release Status: Released to Public ... more

A Kurdish refugee camp covers a mountainside in northern Iraq. Supplies are being delivered to the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A Kurdish refugee camp covers a mountainside in northern Iraq. Supplie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Kurdish refugees gather around a CH-47 Chinook helicopter delivering supplies to a camp site set up by Allied forces. Camp sites are being set up along the Turkey-Iraq border as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees gather around a CH-47 Chinook helicopter delivering s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Josn Brett Ryan Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

Kurdish children follow a U.S. soldier as he moves supplies from a helicopter landing zone to a refugee camp. The material is being provided as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish children follow a U.S. soldier as he moves supplies from a hel...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Kurdish refugees walk on a mountainside near their camp after receiving a delivery of supplies by helicopter. The material is being provided as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees walk on a mountainside near their camp after receivin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

U.S. soldiers approach a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter for transportation to another area after completing a patrol of the region. The helicopter is unloading supplies for Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

U.S. soldiers approach a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter for transpor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

U.S. military personnel load supplies onto a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter. The material will be delivered to Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

U.S. military personnel load supplies onto a CH-53E Super Stallion hel...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Silopi Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to P... more

Kurdish refugees gather around a CH-47 Chinook helicopter delivering supplies to a camp site set up by Allied forces. Camp sites are being set up along the Turkey-Iraq border as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees gather around a CH-47 Chinook helicopter delivering s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Josn Brett Ryan Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

SGT Robert D. Holcomb, maintenance management chief for the CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter, mans a .50-caliber machine gun in the helicopter's doorway as it approaches a Kurdish refugee camp on a supply delivery. The CH-53 is transporting material as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

SGT Robert D. Holcomb, maintenance management chief for the CH-53E Sup...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

A .50-caliber machine gun points from the doorway of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter as the helicopter approaches a mountainside. The Super Stallion is enroute to a Kurdish refugee camp to deliver supplies. The supplies are being provided as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A .50-caliber machine gun points from the doorway of a CH-53E Super St...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

A U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter hovers over a Kurdish refugee tent city as it prepares to make a supply delivery as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter hovers over a Kurdish refugee ten...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LTJG Don Savage Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Kurdish refugees prepare to board a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter for transportation from their mountain camp to a newly established tent city near Zakhu. The tent city was established as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid Kurdish refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees prepare to board a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2(Ac) Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Kurdish refugees prepare to board a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter for transportation from their mountain camp to a tent city near Zakhu. The tent city was established as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid Kurdish refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees prepare to board a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

Pallets of cargo await loading onto an Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft resupplying Kurdish refugee camps along the Turkey-Iraq border during Operation Provide Comfort. By late April, Incirlik had shipped 22,500 short tons of food, water, clothing, shelter materials and support equipment to the Kurds

Pallets of cargo await loading onto an Air Force C-130 Hercules aircra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Incirlik Air Base, Adana Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: CMSGT. Don Sutherland Release St... more

A young Kurdish refugee tends a cooking fire outside her family's tent in northern Iraq. U.S. and coalition forces are setting up shelter and providing food to the refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort

A young Kurdish refugee tends a cooking fire outside her family's tent...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Dante Deangelis Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

Kurdish refugee children play on a Soviet-built ZPU-4 anti-aircraft gun which was abandoned by Iraqi forces during Operation Desert Storm. The children live in a nearby camp established as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugee children play on a Soviet-built ZPU-4 anti-aircraft gu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2(Ac) Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released to P... more

Kurdish refugees travel between campsites during Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugees travel between campsites during Operation Provide Com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN April Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

Kurds at a refugee camp near the Turkey-Iraq border wait in line near a German army CH-53G helicopter to receive an allotment of water. Thousands of Kurds fled into Turkey after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm. Troops from the U.S. and other nations have come to the camp to distribute aid and prepare the refugees for a move to organized camps within Iraq as part of Operation Provide Comfort

Kurds at a refugee camp near the Turkey-Iraq border wait in line near ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Iskenderum Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public... more

Kurdish refugee children and and old man help U.S. military personnel dislodge a light vehicle from a rut. The U.S. forces are in the region as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugee children and and old man help U.S. military personnel ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN April Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

Kurdish refugee children prepare to take containers to a well at their tent city near Zakhu. The camp was established as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish refugee children prepare to take containers to a well at their...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

U.S. military personnel take a break from setting up a camp site for Kurdish refugees. Camp sites are being set up along the Turkey-Iraq border as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

U.S. military personnel take a break from setting up a camp site for K...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Josn Brett Ryan Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

U.S. military personnel prepare to load supplies onto a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter. The material will be delivered to Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

U.S. military personnel prepare to load supplies onto a CH-53E Super S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Silopi Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to P... more

An aerial view of one of th Kurdish refugee camps near the Turkey-Iraq border. Thousands of Kurds fled into Turkey after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm. Troops from the U.S. and other nations are working at the camps to distribute aid and prepare the refugees for a move to organized camps within Iraq as part of Operation Provide Comfort

An aerial view of one of th Kurdish refugee camps near the Turkey-Iraq...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

Kurdish men carry support poles across a field as they help to erect additional tents at a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U.S. and allied troops established the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid the thousands of Kurds who fled their homes after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm

Kurdish men carry support poles across a field as they help to erect a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Kurdish men gather support poles to erect additional tents at a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U.S. and allied troops established the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid the thousands of Kurds who fled their homes after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm

Kurdish men gather support poles to erect additional tents at a refuge...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A forklift positions stacks of supplies for loading aboard helicopters. The material will be delivered to Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A forklift positions stacks of supplies for loading aboard helicopters...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Silopi Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to P... more

Soldiers, journalist and Kurds gather on a hillside for a briefing at a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U.S. and allied troops established the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multination effort to aid the thousands of Kurds who fled their homes after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm

Soldiers, journalist and Kurds gather on a hillside for a briefing at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Kurdish men sit in the grass after arriving at a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U.S. and allied troops established the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid the thousands of Kurds who fled their homes after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm

Kurdish men sit in the grass after arriving at a refugee camp near Zak...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

An aerial view of part of an Iraqi airfield being repaired by members of a Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB-133) air detachment. The Seabees are repairing the airfield, which had been under construction prior to the start of the Persian Gulf war, to allow relief supplies to be flown in for nearby Kurdish refugees as part of OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT

An aerial view of part of an Iraqi airfield being repaired by members ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Sirsenk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Dante Deangelis Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A Kurdish refugee camp covers a mountainside in northern Iraq. Supplies are being delivered to the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A Kurdish refugee camp covers a mountainside in northern Iraq. Supplie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Kurdish men sit in the grass next to some tents at a refugee camp near Zakhu, Iraq. U.S. and allied troops established the camp as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid the thousands of Kurds who fled their homes after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm

Kurdish men sit in the grass next to some tents at a refugee camp near...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORTDESERT STORM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

An aerial view of one of the Kurdish refugee camps near the Turkey-Iraq border. Thousands of Kurds fled into Turkey after fighting broke out between Kurdish groups and Iraqi government forces following Operation Desert Storm. Troops from the U.S. and other nations are working at the camps to distribute aid and prepare the refugees for a move to organized camps within Iraq as part of Operation Provide Comfort

An aerial view of one of the Kurdish refugee camps near the Turkey-Ira...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Kurdish refugees pause with their possessions on a road near their destination, a tent city at Zakhu. The refugees are fleeing the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq and will receive aid from Allied forces as part of Operation Provide Comfort

Kurdish refugees pause with their possessions on a road near their des...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 J.D. Dimattio Release Status: Released to Public C... more

A Kurdish refugee camp spreads out over the fields during Operation Provide Comfort

A Kurdish refugee camp spreads out over the fields during Operation Pr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 J.D. Dimattio Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

A soldier distributes food to Kurdish refugee children as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in Northern Iraq

A soldier distributes food to Kurdish refugee children as part of Oper...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN April Hatton Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Kurdish men help unload cases of rations from the back of a Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid Kurdish refugees in southern Turkey and northern Iraq

Kurdish men help unload cases of rations from the back of a Marine Cor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 (Aw) J. D. Dimattio Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

A forklift positions supplies for loading into a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter. The material will be delivered to Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

A forklift positions supplies for loading into a CH-53E Super Stallion...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Silopi Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to P... more

Kurdish children hurry away from the dust stirred up by a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter as it touches down at a tent city. Allied forces are setting up the camp site, the first to be constructed as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an effort to aid Kurdish refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Kurdish children hurry away from the dust stirred up by a UH-60 Black ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Zakhu Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Greg Snaza Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

U.S. military personnel prepare to load supplies onto a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter. The material will be delivered to Kurdish refugees as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

U.S. military personnel prepare to load supplies onto a CH-53E Super S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Silopi Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to P... more

A carton of milk breaks as supplies for Kurdish refugees are unloaded from a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter. The material is being delivered as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid the refugees who fled from the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq. U.S. soldiers are approaching the helicopter for transportation to another area after completing a patrol of the region

A carton of milk breaks as supplies for Kurdish refugees are unloaded ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Milton R. Savage Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Members of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 uses a 600-foot water well drilling system as they drill a well near a Kurdish refugee tent city. The work is being done as part of Operation Provide Comfort, an Allied effort to aid refugees who fled the forces of Saddam Hussein in northern Iraq

Members of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 uses a 600-foot wat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Sirsenk Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 (Ac) Mark Kettenhofen Release Status: Released t... more

Seabees from a Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB-133) air detachment work on a section of damaged runway at an Iraqi airfield. The Seabees are repairing the airfield, which had been under construction prior to the start of the Persian Gulf war, to allow relief supplies to be flown in for nearby Kurdish refugees as part of OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT

Seabees from a Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB-133) air ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT Base: Sirsenk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Dante Deangelis Release Status: Released to Pub... more