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Wright-Patt AF Reserve C-17 transports New York Task Force One, cargo to San Juan

Members of the New York Task Force-1 prepare to board a 445th Airlift C-17 Globemaster III at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia September 8 and were bound for San Juan, Puerto Rico. The group, composed of FDNY and NYPD members trained to respond to catastrophic events, will assist those affected by Hurricane Irma. (Photo credit: NYC Emergency Management)

Seventy five members of the New York Task Force-1 fly onboard a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III bound for San Juan, Puerto Rico after being picked up at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia September 8. The group, composed of FDNY and NYPD members trained to respond to catastrophic events, will assist those affected by Hurricane Irma. (Photo credit: NYC Emergency Management)

Members of the New York Task Force-1 prepare to board a 445th Airlift C-17 Globemaster III at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia September 8 and were bound for San Juan, Puerto Rico. The group, composed of FDNY and NYPD members trained to respond to catastrophic events, will assist those affected by Hurricane Irma. (Photo credit: NYC Emergency Management)

Members of the New York Task Force-1 prepare to board a 445th Airlift C-17 Globemaster III at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia September 8, bound for San Juan, Puerto Rico. The group, composed of FDNY and NYPD members trained to respond to catastrophic events, will assist those affected by Hurricane Irma once on the ground in Puerto Rico. (Photo credit: NYC Emergency Management)

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Reserve’s 445th Airlift Wing transported members of New York’s Task Force One and cargo to San Juan Puerto Rico, September 8.

A C-17 Globemaster III from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, transported 75 New York Task Force One members from Robins Air Force Base, Georgia to San Juan, Puerto Rico to assist those affected by Hurricane Irma.

The unit delivered Task Force One personnel and 60,000 pounds of cargo which included four rescue dogs, tents and other supplies.

The C-17 and crew returned to Wright-Patterson AFB early Saturday morning.

New York Task Force One is comprised of FDNY and NYPD members trained to respond to catastrophic events, and is managed by NYC Emergency Management.

The unit is currently on alert to support additional Hurricane Irma relief support missions.