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Army pack train bringing supplies. /

Army pack train bringing supplies. /

This film highlights the role of the United States Army in transporting supplies following the 1906 earthquake and fire in San Francisco. The Army's relief operations headquarters was at their base, the Presidi... more

The lovely land of promise. That's how transylvania awarded Roumania by the Peace Conference, looks to the War torn Roumanians. It is rich and fertile, and some idea of its general appearance can be gained from this picture. Its acquisition means much to Roumania and played a part in the decision of the American Red Cross to cease general relief operations in that country and devote its attention hereafter to child welfare and medical work

The lovely land of promise. That's how transylvania awarded Roumania b...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC. Paris Office. Group title: Farm Scenes (Roumania) On caption card: (11572) U... more

Headquarters, Japan, A.R.C. headquarters in Tokyo, from this structure radiate the vast relief operations undertaken by the American Red Cross in behalf of Japanese earthquake victims. The Red Cross Courier

Headquarters, Japan, A.R.C. headquarters in Tokyo, from this structure...

Title information from negative sleeve. Gift; American National Red Cross 1944 and 1952. General information about the American National Red Cross photograph collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... more

Local citizens walk away with blankets issued to them during relief operations following a major earthquake on November 23

Local citizens walk away with blankets issued to them during relief op...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Auletta Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Don Sutherland Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... more

SPEC. 4 Martin O'Connor, 1ST Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment, Vicenza, watches as local citizens go through boxes of clothing and food that were brought in during relief operations following a major earthquake on November 23

SPEC. 4 Martin O'Connor, 1ST Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment, Vicen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Auletta Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Don Sutherland Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... more

A pallet of US Army tents is offloaded from an Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft at Capodichino Airport, during relief operations, following a major earthquake

A pallet of US Army tents is offloaded from an Air Force C-130 Hercule...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naples Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Don Sutherland Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

Two Sudanese workers load a truck with food and supplies that were flown into the airport aboard a 6th Military Airlift Squadron aircraft during Ethiopian relief operations. The supplies will be moved to a distribution center and given to the needy

Two Sudanese workers load a truck with food and supplies that were flo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Khartoum Country: Sudan (SDN) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. James R. Pearson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Dig... more

MASTER SGT. Edward Barnes, loadmaster from the 6th Military Airlift Squadron, directs the loading of one of 11 pallets of supplies onto a waiting truck during Ethiopian relief operations. The supplies will be moved to a distribution center and given to the needy

MASTER SGT. Edward Barnes, loadmaster from the 6th Military Airlift Sq...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Khartoum Country: Sudan (SDN) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. James R. Pearson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Dig... more

Food and supplies are unloaded from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft and transferred to waiting trucks by members of the 6th Military Airlift Squadron and CARE during Ethiopian relief operations. The supplies will be moved to a distribution center and given to the needy

Food and supplies are unloaded from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft and t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Khartoum Country: Sudan (SDN) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT James R. Pearson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... more

CAPT. Stephen Foote, airlift commander from the 6th Military Airlift Squadron, helps workers load a truck with food during the Ethiopian relief operations

CAPT. Stephen Foote, airlift commander from the 6th Military Airlift S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Khartoum Country: Sudan (SDN) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. James R. Pearson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Dig... more

One of the bags of food delivered to the airport aboard a 6th Military Airlift Squadron aircraft during Ethiopian relief operations

One of the bags of food delivered to the airport aboard a 6th Military...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Khartoum Country: Sudan (SDN) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. James R. Pearson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Dig... more

Food and supplies are unloaded from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft from the 6th Military Airlift Squadron during Ethiopian relief operations. The supplies will be moved to a distribution center and given to the needy

Food and supplies are unloaded from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Khartoum Country: Sudan (SDN) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. James R. Pearson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Dig... more

Vice President George Bush, who was in the Sudan on a fact finding tour, greets an aircrew from the 6th Military Airlift Squadron that flew in supplies during Ethiopian relief operations. The supplies will be distributed to the needy

Vice President George Bush, who was in the Sudan on a fact finding tou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Khartoum Country: Sudan (SDN) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT James R. Pearson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... more

Soldiers from the 250th Military Police Company go out to the guided missile destroyer USS DAHLGREN (DDG 43) in a launch during disaster relief operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Hugo

Soldiers from the 250th Military Police Company go out to the guided m...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saint Croix State: Virgin Islands (VI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public... more

Soldiers from the 250th Military Police Company wait for transportation to the guided missile destroyer USS DAHLGREN (DDG 43) during disaster relief operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Hugo

Soldiers from the 250th Military Police Company wait for transportatio...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saint Croix State: Virgin Islands (VI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public... more

Aviation personnel take a break in a rest area during disaster relief operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Hugo

Aviation personnel take a break in a rest area during disaster relief ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saint Croix State: Virgin Islands (VI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public... more

An armored personnel carrier (APC) is parked in front of the German vehicle used to drill a new well in the city of Mataban. Germany's Defense Minister, Voelker Ruehe, dedicated the well, which was dug by the German Army's 2nd contingent during relief operations

An armored personnel carrier (APC) is parked in front of the German ve...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UNOSOM II Base: Mataban Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Jeffrey T. Brady Release Status: Released t... more

The German vehicle used to drill a new well in the city of Mataban. Germany's Defense Minister, Voelker Ruehe, dedicated the well, which was dug by the German Army's 2nd Contingent during relief operations

The German vehicle used to drill a new well in the city of Mataban. Ge...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UNOSOM II Base: Mataban Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Jeffrey T. Brady Release Status: Released t... more

Captain David Almand checks wing clearance of his C-17A Globemaster III on the ramp of McGuire AFB, New Jersey, before the mission to Charleston in support of Hurricane Bertha relief operations. Bertha rampaged up the Eastern Seaboard from North Carolina to Maine

Captain David Almand checks wing clearance of his C-17A Globemaster II...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcguire Air Force Base State: New Jersey (NJ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards, USAF Releas... more

Colonel Goodrich and Colonel Trebon, co-commanders of all hurricane relief operations for the year, get the latest weather update on the first major hurricane of the season, Hurricane Bertha. Bertha rampaged up the Eastern Seaboard from North Carolina to Maine

Colonel Goodrich and Colonel Trebon, co-commanders of all hurricane re...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcguire Air Force Base State: New Jersey (NJ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards, USAF Releas... more

The capable and steady hands of Captain Tom Van Tiem, 14th Airlift Squadron, Charleston Air Force Base, ensure the safe operation of the C-17A Globemaster III in support of Hurricane Bertha relief operations. Bertha rampaged up the Eastern Seaboard from North Carolina to Maine

The capable and steady hands of Captain Tom Van Tiem, 14th Airlift Squ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcguire Air Force Base State: New Jersey (NJ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards, USAF Releas... more

Captain David Almand, 14th Airlift Squadron, Charleston AFB, South Carolina, has to do some creative reaching for the checklist he accidentally dropped during airlift operations in support of Hurricane Bertha relief operations. Bertha rampaged up the Eastern Seaboard from North Carolina to Maine

Captain David Almand, 14th Airlift Squadron, Charleston AFB, South Car...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcguire Air Force Base State: New Jersey (NJ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Billy W. Johnston, USAF Releas... more

Members of the Hurricane Response Force are in transit from McGuire AFB to Charleston AFB, the holding point for Hurricane Bertha relief operations. Bertha rampaged up the Eastern Seaboard from North Carolina to Maine

Members of the Hurricane Response Force are in transit from McGuire AF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcguire Air Force Base State: New Jersey (NJ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards, USAF Releas... more

Airmen First Class Jordan and Troy, 621st Aerial Port Squadron, load baggage and supplies on a C-17 bound for Charleston AFB in support of hurricane relief operations for Hurricane Bertha. Bertha rampaged up the Eastern Seaboard from North Carolina to Maine

Airmen First Class Jordan and Troy, 621st Aerial Port Squadron, load b...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcguire Air Force Base State: New Jersey (NJ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards, USAF Releas... more

Co-commander of all hurricane relief operations, COL Goodrich, from the 319th Operations Group, Grand Forks, North Dakota discusses the lastest developments on Hurricane Bertha with members of the Hurricane Response Force. SCREEN RESOLUTION ONLY

Co-commander of all hurricane relief operations, COL Goodrich, from th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcguire Air Force Base State: New Jersey (NJ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards Release Stat... more

US Navy Captain Jim Munroe, Radio Officer, US Navy amphibious assault ship USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3), leads a group of US officers taking part in a wreath laying ceremony at a World War II memorial in Vladivostok, Russia. Belleau Wood is in the Russian Far East to participate in Exercise COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96. The exercise is a joint venture between US and Russian Naval forces designed to improve disaster-relief operations and to gain further understanding between the two nations

US Navy Captain Jim Munroe, Radio Officer, US Navy amphibious assault ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96 Base: Vladivostok State: Siberia Country: Russia (RUS) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jeff Viano, U... more

US Navy Rear Admiral Walter Doran, Commander Amphibious Force, Seventh Fleet, renders honors along with Russian Federation Navy Admiral Istar Petrov during wreath laying ceremonies at Vladivostok, Russia's, World War II memorial during the US Navys amphibious assault ship USS BELLEAU WOODs (LHA 3) port visit. Belleau Wood is in the Russian Far East to participate in Exercise COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96. Cooperation From the Sea is a joint venture between US and Russian Naval forces designed to improve disaster-relief operations and to foster mutual cooperation between the two naval forces

US Navy Rear Admiral Walter Doran, Commander Amphibious Force, Seventh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96 Base: Vladivostok State: Siberia Country: Russia (RUS) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jeff Viano, U... more

A US Navy Utility Landing Craft (LCU) loaded with medical vehicles and supplies for a simulated disaster-relief exercise follows a Russian Ropucha II Class (Type B 23) Landing ship, Tank during Exercise COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96, near Vladivostok, Russia. The exercise is a joint venture between US and Russian naval forces designed to improve disaster-relief operations and to further understanding between the two nations

A US Navy Utility Landing Craft (LCU) loaded with medical vehicles and...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jeff Viano, USN Release Status: Released to Public C... more

A Russian Ropucha II Class (Type B 23) Landing Ship, Tank sails off the shores of Vladivostok, Russia, during Exercise COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96. The exercise is a joint venture between US and Russian naval forces designed to improve disaster-relief operations and to further understanding between the two nations

A Russian Ropucha II Class (Type B 23) Landing Ship, Tank sails off th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jeff Viano, USN Release Status: Released to Public C... more

US Marine Captain Marc McClelland, Public Affairs Officer for 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, speaks to a group of Russian marines and sailors through the assistance of Cryptologic Technician Laura Martin, a US Navy translator, while onboard a Landing Craft Unit (LCU) near Vladivostok, Russia, during Exercise COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96. The exercise is a joint venture between US and Russian naval forces designed to improve disaster-relief operations and to further understanding between the two nations

US Marine Captain Marc McClelland, Public Affairs Officer for 31st Mar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96 Base: Vladivostok State: Siberia Country: Russia (RUS) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jeff Viano, U... more

US Navy 1600 Class Utility Landing Craft (LCU) loaded with medical vehicles and supplies for a simulated disaster-relief exercise move in toward the shore from USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3) (not shown) during Exercise COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96, near Vladivostok, Russia. The exercise is a joint venture between US and Russian naval forces designed to improve disaster-relief operations and to further understanding between the two nations

US Navy 1600 Class Utility Landing Craft (LCU) loaded with medical veh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COOPERATION FROM THE SEA Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jeff Viano, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

US Sailors and Marines climb onto a Light Amphibious Reconnaissance Craft (LARC) from a 1600 Class Utility Landing Craft (LCU) loaded with medical vehicles and supplies during Exercise COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96, near Vladivostok, Russia. LARCs were used to carry US personnel to the shore after a submerged sand bar prevented the LCU from reaching land. The exercise is a joint venture between US and Russian naval forces designed to improve disaster-relief operations and to further understanding between the two nations

US Sailors and Marines climb onto a Light Amphibious Reconnaissance Cr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jeff Viano, USN Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Light Amphibious Reconnaissance Crafts (LARC) ferry past a Russian fishing boat following beach landings during Exercise COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96 near Vladivostok, Russia. The exercise is a joint venture between US and Russian naval forces designed to improve disaster-relief operations and to further understanding between the two nations

Light Amphibious Reconnaissance Crafts (LARC) ferry past a Russian fis...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jeff Viano, USN Release Status: Released to Public C... more

A Light Amphibious Reconnaissance Craft (LARC) filled with US Sailors, Marines and Russian media departs the shores of a mock disaster area for a US Landing Craft Unit (LCU) during Exercise COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96 near Vladivostok, Russia. The simulated disaster area was designed for Russian and US medical personnel and Marines to conduct joint relief efforts to a small community struck by natural disaster. The exercise is a joint venture between US and Russian naval forces designed to improve disaster-relief operations and to further understanding between the two nations

A Light Amphibious Reconnaissance Craft (LARC) filled with US Sailors,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96 Base: Vladivostok State: Siberia Country: Russia (RUS) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jeff Viano, U... more

US Marine Colonel D.H. Young, Commander 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, shovels dirt onto a tree planted in Vladivostok, Russia, to signify the new growth between US and Russian naval forces during Exercise COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96. US Navy Rear Admiral (lower half) Walter Doran (left), Commander Amphibious Force, Seventh Fleet, also takes part in the ceremony alongside Russian Federation Navy Admiral Istar Petrov. The exercise is a joint venture between US and Russian Naval forces designed to improve disaster-relief operations and to foster mutual cooperation between the two naval forces

US Marine Colonel D.H. Young, Commander 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96 Base: Vladivostok State: Siberia Country: Russia (RUS) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jeff Viano, U... more

A Russian Ropucha II Class (Type B 23) Landing Craft, Tank floats at anchor off the shores of Vladivostok, Russia, during Exercise COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96. The exercise is a joint venture between US and Russian naval forces designed to improve disaster-relief operations and to further understanding between the two nations

A Russian Ropucha II Class (Type B 23) Landing Craft, Tank floats at a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COOPERATION FROM THE SEA '96 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jeff Viano, USN Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Captain Karl Larsen, a flight surgeon for the 352nd SOG, Mildenhall Air Base, UK, counts his medical supplies at the Libreville International Airport, Gabon, Africa, prior to Operation GUARDIAN ASSISTANCE. GUARDIAN ASSISTANCE is a Joint Task Force (JTF) effort to provide support to humanitarian relief operations

Captain Karl Larsen, a flight surgeon for the 352nd SOG, Mildenhall Ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Libreville International Airport Country: Gabon (GAB) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Andy Dunaway, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

United States Coast Guard CHIEF PETTY Officer Wayne Merritt, from Escanaba, Michigan, assigned to the Coast Guard's, Aids To Navigation Team (ANT), is deployed to Grand Forks, North Dakota, to help support the Red River flood victims. He is a team chief coordinating different relief operations along the Red River

United States Coast Guard CHIEF PETTY Officer Wayne Merritt, from Esca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Paul R. Caron, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

United States Coast Guard CHIEF PETTY Officer Wayne Merritt assigned to the Coast Guard, Aids To Navigation Team (ANT), is deployed to Grand Forks, North Dakota, to help support the Red River flood victims. He is a team chief coordinating different relief operations along the Red River

United States Coast Guard CHIEF PETTY Officer Wayne Merritt assigned t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Paul R. Caron, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

United States Coast Guard CHIEF PETTY Officer Wayne Merritt (right) assigned to the Coast Guard, Aids To Navigation Team (ANT), is deployed to Grand Forks, North Dakota, to help support the Red River flood victims. He is a team chief coordinating different relief operations along the Red River and with other Coast Guard personnel on the operation to transport city employees who work for the Grand Forks Water Department to the water pump station located along the Red River. The water station will be used to help pump flood water from the community back into the river

United States Coast Guard CHIEF PETTY Officer Wayne Merritt (right) as...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Paul R. Caron, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

United States Coast Guard CHIEF PETTY Officer Wayne Merritt from Escanaba, Michigan, assigned to the Coast Guard, Aids To Navigation Team (ANT), is deployed to Grand Forks, North Dakota, to help support the Red River flood victims. A team chief coordinating different relief operations along the Red River, he checks a map of the local area, to determine exactly where a water pump station is located. The Coast Guard will transport city employees who work for the Grand Forks Water Department to the station. The water station will be used to help pump flood water from the community back into the river

United States Coast Guard CHIEF PETTY Officer Wayne Merritt from Escan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Paul R. Caron, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

SSG Forest Woods, B Company, 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power), Fort Bragg, North Carolina, repairs a 200-kilowatt generator in preparation for relief operations after the Fort Drum area was hit with a severe ice storm

SSG Forest Woods, B Company, 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power), F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Drum State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PFC Vance Andersenandersen Release Status: Release... more

A 101st Airborne Division Screaming Eagle soldier gives Honduran children pencils and markers to entertain themselves. Elements of the 101st Airborne Division were deployed to Honduras to assist in disaster flood relief operations

A 101st Airborne Division Screaming Eagle soldier gives Honduran child...

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

For their extra-ordinary support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM and Humanitarian Relief Operations (HUMRO), US Air Force (USAF) aircrew members from the 437th Airlift Wing (AW) receive the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC), at a ceremony held at Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC)

For their extra-ordinary support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM and Hum...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Charleston Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: USAF Scene Camera Operat... more

For their extra-ordinary support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM and Humanitarian Relief Operations (HUMRO), US Air Force (USAF) pilots, load masters and other aircrew members from the 437th Airlift Wing (AW) receive the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC), at a ceremony held at Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC)

For their extra-ordinary support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM and Hum...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Charleston Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: USAF Scene Camera Operat... more

For their extra-ordinary support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM and Humanitarian Relief Operations (HUMRO), US Air Force (USAF) aircrew members from the 437th Airlift Wing (AW) receive the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC), at a ceremony held at Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC)

For their extra-ordinary support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM and Hum...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Charleston Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: USAF Scene Camera Operat... more

At Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC), emergency Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) are on display. These MREs were the type dropped in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM and Humanitarian Relief Operations (HUMRO), by US Air Force (USAF) aircrew members from the 437th Airlift Wing (AW)

At Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC), emergency Mea...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Charleston Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: 437th Airlift Wing/AMC S... more

US Army South MAJ Pedro Lopez, Medical Officer for Fuerzas Aliadas Humanitarias 05, right, works alongside SPC Lorraine Cruz, USARSO Administrative SPECIALIST, left, during the exercise Initial Planning Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on July 21, 2004. FA-Hum 05, which will be held April 4-7, 2005, is a multinational humanitarian exercise that focuses on organizing relief operations incorporating Governmental, Non-Governmental, Military/Civil Defense and International agencies. It includes participants from 22 nations, including Antigua-Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala,...

US Army South MAJ Pedro Lopez, Medical Officer for Fuerzas Aliadas Hum...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Army South MAJ Pedro Lopez, Medical Officer for Fuerzas Aliadas Humanitarias 05, right, works alongside SPC Lorraine Cruz, US... more

Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force MAJ Peter Sealy, left rear, and TTDF CMDR Kirton Huggins, right rear, have a laugh with TTDF CPT Elizabeth Williams, seated, during the Initial Planning Conference for Fuerzas Aliadas Humanitarias 05 at the Hilton Hotel in Trinidad and Tobago on July 21, 2004. FA-Hum 04, which will be held April 4-7, 2005, is a multinational humanitarian exercise that focuses on organizing relief operations incorporating Governmental, Non-Governmental, Military/Civil Defense and International agencies. It includes participants from 22 nations, including Antigua-Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, atemala,...

Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force MAJ Peter Sealy, left rear, and TTDF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force MAJ Peter Sealy, left rear, and TTDF CMDR Kirton Huggins, right rear, have a laugh with TTDF C... more

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from 437th Airlift Squadron (AS), Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC), deployed to Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB), Georgia (GA), take a break while waiting on the next forklift to move relief supplies off a trailer. They are supporting relief operations conducted by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in response to Hurricane Charley victims of Florida (FL)

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from 437th Airlift Squadron (AS), Charlesto...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dobbins Air Reserve Base State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Aaron D. Allmon II, USAF Releas... more

US Air Force (USAF) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Tracy Jenkins, 25th Aerial Port Squadron (APS), Maxwell Air Force Base (AFB), Alabama (AL), deployed to Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB), Georgia (GA), builds pallets of fresh water bottles. They are supporting relief operations conducted by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in response to Hurricane Charley victims of Florida (FL)

US Air Force (USAF) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Tracy Jenkins, 25th Aerial ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dobbins Air Reserve Base State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Aaron D. Allmon II, USAF Releas... more

Pallets in a staging area prior to distribution to Hurricane Charley victims in Lakeland, Florida (FL). Lakeland Regional Airfield is the center of relief operations in Florida for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The USAF is providing support by transporting tons of equipment, personnel, and supplies via air, expediting the delivery of the needed supplies

Pallets in a staging area prior to distribution to Hurricane Charley v...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Lakeland State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Muke Buytas, USAF Release Status: Released to P... more

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from the 621-8 tanker airlift control element (TALCE), McGuire Air Force Base (AFB), New Jersey (NJ), use a John Deere 544E 10K forklift to offload a USAF C-17A Globemaster III cargo aircraft providing support for Hurricane Charley relief efforts at Lakeland, Florida (FL). Lakeland Regional Airfield is the center of relief operations in Florida for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The USAF is providing support by transporting tons of equipment, personnel, and supplies via air, expediting the delivery of the needed supplies

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from the 621-8 tanker airlift control eleme...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Lakeland State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Muke Buytas, USAF Release Status: Released to P... more

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Brad Bryd, 437th Airlift Squadron (AS), Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC), deployed to Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB), Georgia (GA), prepares cargo netting for use on relief pallets. They are supporting relief operations conducted by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in response to Hurricane Charley victims of Florida (FL)

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Brad Bryd, 437th Airlift Squ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dobbins Air Reserve Base State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Aaron D. Allmon II, USAF Releas... more

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from 437th Airlift Squadron (AS), Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC), deployed to Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB), Georgia (GA), use a Hyster H155xl 15K forklift to move relief supplies from a trailer. They are supporting relief operations conducted by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in response to Hurricane Charley victims of Florida (FL)

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from 437th Airlift Squadron (AS), Charlesto...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dobbins Air Reserve Base State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Aaron D. Allmon II, USAF Releas... more

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from 437th Airlift Squadron (AS), Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC), deployed to Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB), Georgia (GA), load a pallet of relief supplies onto a USAF C-17A Globemaster III. They are supporting relief operations conducted by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in response to Hurricane Charley victims of Florida (FL)

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from 437th Airlift Squadron (AS), Charlesto...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dobbins Air Reserve Base State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Aaron D. Allmon II, USAF Releas... more

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen of the 437th Airlift Squadron (AS), Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC), deployed to Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB), Georgia (GA), load relief pallets off a TUNNER 60K Loader onto a USAF C-17A Globemaster III. They are supporting relief operations conducted by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in response to Hurricane Charley victims of Florida (FL)

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen of the 437th Airlift Squadron (AS), Charles...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dobbins Air Reserve Base State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Aaron D. Allmon II, USAF Releas... more

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from the 621-8 tanker airlift control element (TALCE), McGuire Air Force Base (AFB), New Jersey (NJ), en route to provide support for Hurricane Charley relief efforts on board a USAF C-17A Globemaster III cargo aircraft in route to Lakeland, Florida (FL). Lakeland Regional Airfield is the center of relief operations in Florida for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The USAF is providing support by transporting tons of equipment, personnel, and supplies via air, expediting the delivery of the much needed supplies

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from the 621-8 tanker airlift control eleme...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Lakeland State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Muke Buytas, USAF Release Status: Released to P... more

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from the 621-8 tanker airlift control element (TALCE), McGuire Air Force Base (AFB), New Jersey (NJ), discuss their upcoming mission, to provide airlift support for Hurricane Charley relief efforts, while on board a USAF C-17A Globemaster III cargo aircraft in route to Lakeland, Florida (FL). Lakeland Regional Airfield is the center of relief operations in Florida for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The USAF is providing support by transporting tons of equipment, personnel, and supplies via air, expediting the delivery of the much needed supplies

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from the 621-8 tanker airlift control eleme...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Lakeland State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AMC Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Muke Buytas, USA... more

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from the 621-8 tanker airlift control element (TALCE), McGuire Air Force Base (AFB), New Jersey (NJ), use a John Deere 544E 10K forklift to move pallets from a staging area providing support for Hurricane Charley relief efforts in Lakeland, Florida (FL). Lakeland Regional Airfield is the center of relief operations in Florida for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The USAF is providing support by transporting tons of equipment, personnel, and supplies via air, expediting the delivery of the needed supplies

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from the 621-8 tanker airlift control eleme...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Lakeland State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Muke Buytas, USAF Release Status: Released to P... more

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from the 621-8 tanker airlift control element (TALCE), McGuire Air Force Base (AFB), New Jersey (NJ), and aircrew members from Charleston AFB, South Carolina (SC), offload a USAF C-17A Globemaster III cargo aircraft providing support for Hurricane Charley relief efforts in Lakeland, Florida (FL). Lakeland Regional Airfield is the center of relief operations in Florida for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The USAF is providing support by transporting tons of equipment, personnel, and supplies via air, expediting the delivery of the needed supplies

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen from the 621-8 tanker airlift control eleme...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Lakeland State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Muke Buytas, USAF Release Status: Released to P... more

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Robert Hutchinson, 80th Aerial Port Squadron (APS), Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB), Georgia (GA), uses a Hyster H155xl 15K forklift to move a cargo relief pallet. He and his unit are supporting relief operations conducted by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in response to Hurricane Charley victims in Florida (FL)

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Robert Hutchinson, 80th Aerial...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dobbins Air Reserve Base State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Aaron D. Allmon II, USAF Releas... more

A US Air Force (USAF) C-17A Globemaster III, Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC), filled with relief supplies arrives late at night at Lakeland Regional Airfield, Lakeland, Florida (FL). Lakeland Regional Airfield is the center of relief operations in Florida for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The Air Force is providing support by transporting tons of equipment, personnel, and supplies, via air; expediting the delivery of the needed items

A US Air Force (USAF) C-17A Globemaster III, Charleston Air Force Base...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Lakeland State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Muke Buytas, USAF Release Status: Released to P... more

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen of the 621-8 Tanker Airlift Control Element (TALCE), McGuire Air Force Base (AFB), New Jersey (NJ), offload relief pallets from a USAF C-17A Globemaster III at Lakeland Regional Airfield, Lakeland, Florida (FL).  Lakeland Regional Airfield is the center of relief operations in Florida for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The Air Force is providing support by transporting tons of equipment, personnel, and supplies, via air; expediting the delivery of the needed items

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen of the 621-8 Tanker Airlift Control Element...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Lakeland State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AMC Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Muke Buytas, USA... more

A Nightscope view of a US Air Force (USAF) C-17A Globemaster III, Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC), filled with relief supplies arrives late at night at Lakeland Regional Airfield, Lakeland, Florida (FL). Lakeland Regional Airfield is the center of relief operations in Florida for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The Air Force is providing support by transporting tons of equipment, personnel, and supplies, via air; expediting the delivery of the needed items

A Nightscope view of a US Air Force (USAF) C-17A Globemaster III, Char...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Lakeland State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Muke Buytas, USAF Release Status: Released to P... more

A U.S. Air Force HH-60 helicopter from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, transport personnel assisting in the typhoon relief operations at Clark Airfield, Philippines on Dec. 13, 2004. About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Val Gempis) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60 helicopter from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kaden...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Clark Airfield Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... more

U.S. Air Force MASTER SGT. Chaz Stiefken, a pararescueman from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, signals from his HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter during typhoon relief operations at Clark Airfield, Philippines on Dec. 13, 2004. About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Val Gempis) (Released)

U.S. Air Force MASTER SGT. Chaz Stiefken, a pararescueman from the 33r...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Clark Airfield Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... more

U.S. Air Force MASTER SGT. Chaz Stiefken, a pararescueman from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, leans against sacks of relief supplies inside his HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter during typhoon relief operations at Clark Airfield, Philippines. About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Val Gempis) (Released)

U.S. Air Force MASTER SGT. Chaz Stiefken, a pararescueman from the 33r...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Clark Airfield Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... more

U.S. Marine Corps Marines and Philippine military personnel load relief supplies on a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262, based at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, during typhoon relief operations at Clark Airfield, Philippines on Dec. 13, 2004. About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT Val Gempis)

U.S. Marine Corps Marines and Philippine military personnel load relie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Clark Airfield Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... more

U.S. Marine Corps Marines load relief supplies on a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262, based at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, during typhoon relief operations at Clark Airfield, Philippines on Dec. 13, 2004. About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT Val Gempis)

U.S. Marine Corps Marines load relief supplies on a CH-46E Sea Knight ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Clark Airfield Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... more

An unidentified U.S. Marine Corps Marine surveys the effects of flooding from his CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262, based at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, during typhoon relief operations at Quezon Province, Philippines on Dec. 13, 2004. About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT Val Gempis)

An unidentified U.S. Marine Corps Marine surveys the effects of floodi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Quezon Province Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

U.S. Air Force MASTER SGT. Chaz Stiefken, a pararescueman from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, signals U.S. Marine Corps Marines to start loading supplies aboard his HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter during typhoon relief operations at Clark Airfield, Philippines on Dec. 13, 2004. About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Val Gempis) (Released)

U.S. Air Force MASTER SGT. Chaz Stiefken, a pararescueman from the 33r...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Clark Airfield Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... more

U.S. Air Force TECH. SGT. NIck McCaskill, a pararescueman from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, surveys the effects of flooding aboard his HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter during typhoon relief operations at Quezon Province, Philippines on Dec. 13, 2004. About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Val Gempis) (Released)

U.S. Air Force TECH. SGT. NIck McCaskill, a pararescueman from the 33r...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Quezon Province Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

U.S. Air Force TECH. SGT. James Karmann (left), a flight engineer, and TECH. SGT. Nick McCaskill, a pararescueman, both members of the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, unload boxes of water from their HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter at the town of General Nakar, Quezon Province, Philippines during typhoon relief operations on Dec. 13, 2004. About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Val Gempis) (Released)

U.S. Air Force TECH. SGT. James Karmann (left), a flight engineer, and...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: General Nakar Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... more

A U.S. Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 262, based at Marine Corps Air Station, Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, flies over Quezon Province, Philippines during typhoon relief operations on Dec. 14, 2004. About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF photo by: MASTER SGT Val Gempis) (Released)

A U.S. Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter from Marine Medium He...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, prepare to land at Clark Airfield after delivering relief supplies during typhoon relief operations at Quezon Province, Philippines, on Nov 14, 2004. About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT Val Gempis) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter from the 33rd Rescue Squadr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

A U.S. Air Force (USAF) HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, deliver relief supplies at the town of General Nakar, Quezon Province, Philippines, during typhoon relief operations on Dec. 16, 2004.  About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Val Gempis) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force (USAF) HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter from the 33rd Rescue...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Quezon Province Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

(From left-to-right), U.S. Air Force AIRMAN First CLass Jeff Layton, TECH. SGT. Nick McCaskill and TECH. SGT. James Karmann, all members of the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, and a US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine unload boxes of water from an 33rd RQS HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter at the town of General Nakar, Quezon Province, Philippines, during typhoon relief operations on Dec. 16, 2006. About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by:MASTER SGT. Val Gempis)...

(From left-to-right), U.S. Air Force AIRMAN First CLass Jeff Layton, T...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: (From left-to-right), U.S. Air Force AIRMAN First CLass Jeff Layton, TECH. SGT. Nick McCaskill and TECH. SGT. James Karmann, all... more

U.S. Air Force (USAF) TECH. SGT. James Karmann, an HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter flight engineer from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, surveys the landing zone at the town of Real, Quezon Province, Philippines, during typhoon relief operations on Dec. 16, 2004.  About 600 U.S. military troops are in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to residents of Quezon Province where widespread flooding and landslide displaced about 168,000 people and leaving more than 1400 dead or missing. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Val Gempis) (Released)

U.S. Air Force (USAF) TECH. SGT. James Karmann, an HH-60 Pavehawk heli...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Quezon Province Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, receives fuel aboard the U.S. Navy Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS FORT MCHENRY (LSD 43) during ship deck landing qualification training during typhoon relief operations in the Philippines on Dec. 17, 2004. The helicopters landed on the ship after their last relief supply run at Quezon Province, Philippines. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT Val Gempis) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter from the 33rd Rescue Squadr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Fort Mchenry (LSD 43) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

Two U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pavehawk helicopters from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, land on the U.S. Navy Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS FORT MCHENRY (LSD 43) during ship deck landing qualification training during typhoon relief operations in the Philippines on Dec. 17, 2004. The helicopters landed on the ship after their last relief supply run at Quezon Province, Philippines. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT Val Gempis) (Released)

Two U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pavehawk helicopters from the 33rd Rescue Squ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Fort Mchenry (LSD 43) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

U.S. Navy Sailors watch as a U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, lands on the Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS FORT MCHENRY (LSD 43) during ship deck landing qualification training during typhoon relief operations in the Philippines on Dec. 17, 2004. The helicopters landed on the ship after their last relief supply run at Quezon Province, Philippines. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT Val Gempis) (Released)

U.S. Navy Sailors watch as a U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Fort Mchenry (LSD 43) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, sits on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS FORT MCHENRY (LSD 43) as Sailors watch another 33rd RQS helicopter is refueled on the ship during ship deck landing qualification training during typhoon relief operations in the Philippines on Dec. 17, 2004. The helicopters landed on the ship after their last relief supply run at Quezon Province, Philippines. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT Val Gempis) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter from the 33rd Rescue Squadr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Fort Mchenry (LSD 43) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Val Gempis, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Sara McClaskey, from the 733rd Air Mobility Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, readies a cargo net for an aircraft pallet bound for Southeast Asia on Dec. 28, 2004. The cargo is part of U.S. military tsunami relief operations following the 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the coast of Indonesia. (USAF photo by TECH. SGT. Richard Freeland) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Sara McClaskey, from the 733rd Air Mob...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Richard Freeland, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

U.S. Air Force Airmen, from the 733rd Air Mobility Squadron, place nets on a cargo pallet of Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) bound for Southeast Asia as part of tsunami relief operations at Kadena Air Base, Japan on Dec. 28, 2004. The Airmen are bound for Southeast Asia as part of a disaster relief operation following a 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia causing a tsunami that have affected 12 countries and has killed at least 100,000 people. (USAF PHOTO by TECH. SGT. Richard Freeland) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen, from the 733rd Air Mobility Squadron, place net...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Richard Freeland, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Dennis Bilog of the 18th Services Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, carries a cargo net to be placed over a cargo pallet bound for Southeast Asia on Dec. 28, 2004. The cargo is part of U.S. military tsunami relief operations following the 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the coast of Indonesia. (USAF photo by TECH. SGT. Richard Freeland) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Dennis Bilog of the 18th Services Squadron, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Richard Freeland, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN Autumn McHam, of the 733rd Air Mobility Squadron, along with other Kadena Airmen help cover cargo pallets of Meals Ready to Eat bound for Southeast Asia at Kadena Air Base, Japan on Dec. 28, 2004. The cargo is part of U.S. military tsunami relief operations following the 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the coast of Indonesia. (USAF photo by TECH. SGT. Richard Freeland) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN Autumn McHam, of the 733rd Air Mobility Squadron...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Richard Freeland, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

An MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft from the 353rd Special Operations Group prepares to take off from Kadena Air Base, Japan, in support of tsunami relief operations in Southwest Asia on Dec. 29, 2004. A 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Indonesia killing over 100,000 people in various countries Southeast Asia. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN Gary Edwards) (Released)

An MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft from the 353rd Special Operations Gr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: AMN Gary Edwards, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 613th Security Forces Squadron, 613th Contingency Response Group, load their cargo and equipment on a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam before deploying to Thailand in support of tsunami relief operations on Dec. 29, 2004. The Airmen are bound for Southeast Asia as part of a disaster relief operation following a 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia causing a tsunami that have affected 12 countries and has killed at least 100,000 people. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bennie J. Davis III) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 613th Security Forces Squadron, 613th C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andersen Air Force Base State: Guam (GU) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bennie Davis III, USAF Release Stat... more

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the Thirteenth Air Force, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam process through a mobility line before deploying to Thailand in support of tsunami relief operations on Dec. 29, 2004. The Airmen are bound for Southeast Asia as part of a disaster relief operation following a 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia causing a tsunami that have affected 12 countries and has killed at least 100,000 people. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bennie J. Davis III) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the Thirteenth Air Force, Andersen Air Forc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andersen Air Force Base State: Guam (GU) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bennie Davis III, USAF Release Stat... more

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the Thirteenth Air Force eat their lunch inside a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, before deploying to Thailand in support of tsunami relief operations on Dec. 29, 2004. The Airmen are bound for Southeast Asia as part of a disaster relief operation following a 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia causing a tsunami that have affected 12 countries and has killed at least 100,000 people. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bennie J. Davis III) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the Thirteenth Air Force eat their lunch in...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andersen Air Force Base State: Guam (GU) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bennie Davis III, USAF Release Stat... more

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 613th Security Forces Squadron, 613th Contingency Response Group, load their cargo and equipment on a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam on Dec. 29, 2004 before deploying to Thailand in support of tsunami relief operations. The Airmen are bound for Southeast Asia as part of a disaster relief operation following a 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia causing a tsunami that have affected 12 countries and has killed at least 100,000 people. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bennie J. Davis III) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 613th Security Forces Squadron, 613th C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andersen Air Force Base State: Guam (GU) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bennie Davis III, USAF Release Stat... more

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the Thirteenth Air Force, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam go through a mobility line before deploying to Thailand in support of tsunami relief operations on Dec. 29, 2004. A 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Indonesia killing over 100,000 peoplein various countries Southeast Asia. The Airmen are bound for Southeast Asia as part of a disaster relief operation following a 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia causing a tsunami that have affected 12 countries and has killed at least 100,000 people. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bennie J. Davis III) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the Thirteenth Air Force, Andersen Air Forc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andersen Air Force Base State: Guam (GU) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bennie Davis III, USAF Release Stat... more

U.S. Air Force 1ST LT. Andrea R. Seefeldt, a C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft navigator from the 36th Airlift Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan, together with Thailand military personnel load boxes of bottled water inside her C-130 aircraft during tsunami relief operations at Phuket, Thailand, on Dec. 31, 2004. The relief supplies are bound for Southeast Asia as part of a disaster relief operation following a 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia causing a tsunami that have affected 12 countries and has killed at least 100,000 people. (USAF photo by SSgt Cohen A. Young) (Released) (SUBSTANDARD)

U.S. Air Force 1ST LT. Andrea R. Seefeldt, a C-130 Hercules cargo airc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Phuket Country: Thailand (THA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Cohen A. Young, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

Indonesian Armed forces, armed with 5.56 mm SS1-V2 assault rifles, prepare to board a US Navy (USN) helicopter at the Sultan Iskandar Muda Air Force Base (AFB) in Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia during humanitarian relief operations

Indonesian Armed forces, armed with 5.56 mm SS1-V2 assault rifles, pre...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Sultan Iskandar Muda Air Base State: Sumatra Country: Indonesia (IDN) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Philip A. Mcdaniel, Usn Release Status: Release... more

US Navy (USN) Lieutenant (LT) Mark Banks, a Medical Service Corps Officer assigned to USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72), takes a rest after treating and evaluating injured Indonesian civilians in Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia (IDN). Medical teams from the USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72), Carrier Air Wing Two (CVW-2) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) set-up a triage site on Sultan Iskandar Muda Air Force Base (AFB), in Banda Aceh, Sumatra, in support of humanitarian Tsunami relief operations

US Navy (USN) Lieutenant (LT) Mark Banks, a Medical Service Corps Offi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Muda Air Force Base Country: Indonesia (IDN) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jacob J. Kirk, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... more

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 733rd Air Mobility Squadron, Kadena Air Base (AB), Japan, uses a 70K K-loader to load equipment and supplies onboard a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft from the 62nd Airlift Wing, McChord Air Force Base, Wash., during Operation Unified Assistance at Kadena AB on Jan. 9, 2005. The relief supplies and equipment are bound for tsunami relief operations at Banda Aceh, Indoneisa. More than 18,000 U.S. military personnel are providing humanitarian assistance in Southwest Asia after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004, triggered devastating tsunamis that killed over 250,000 people in the region. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Michael Pallazola) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 733rd Air Mobility Squadron, Kadena Air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Michael Pallazola, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

The Honorable Dr. Paul Wolfowitz (left), Deputy Secretary of Defense, shakes hands with U.S. Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Jonas P. Carman, from the 62nd Security Forces Squadron, during his brief stop at McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Wash., on Jan. 13, 2005. Dr. Wolfowitz aircraft refueled here before heading to Southeast Asia to help support the tsunami relief operations there. (PHOTO by Kevin J. Tosh Jr., CIV) (Released)

The Honorable Dr. Paul Wolfowitz (left), Deputy Secretary of Defense, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcchord Air Force Base State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Kevin J. Tosh Jr., CIV Release Stat... more

U.S. Air Force TECH. SGT. Michael L. Lanning, a videographer from the 1ST Combat Camera Squadron, Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., documents tsunami relief operations during Operation Unified Assistance at Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Jan. 13, 2005. More than 18,000 U.S. military personnel are providing humanitarian assistance in Southwest Asia after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004, triggered devastating tsunamis that killed over 250,000 people in the region. In the background is a C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft from the 517th Airlift Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Jeromy K. Cross) (Released)

U.S. Air Force TECH. SGT. Michael L. Lanning, a videographer from the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Banda Aceh Country: Indonesia (IDN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jeromy K. Cross, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... more

A displaced girl watches the relief operations during Operation Unified Assistance at Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Jan 15, 2005.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Aaron D. Allmon) (Released)

A displaced girl watches the relief operations during Operation Unifie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Banda Aceh Country: Indonesia (IDN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Aaron D. Allmon, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... more