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A semi truck driver returns to his truck to receive humanitarian supplies at Seguin Auxiliary Airfield in support of the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, Sept. 1, 2017. Hurricane Harvey formed in the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in southeastern Texas, bringing record flooding and destruction to the region. U.S. military assets supported FEMA as well as state and local authorities in rescue and relief efforts.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr., Released) Hurricanes, wildfires keep AF Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers busy in 2017
With massive category 5 hurricanes slamming the Gulf Coast, East Coast, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, and wildfires raging in the West, these Reserve Citizen Airmen Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers were called on 197 times to support real-world disasters, National Special Security Events and Special Event Assessment Rating Events
0 2/08
2018
North Carolina emergency services evacuate residents of a neighborhood that fell victim to the flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew in Fayetteville, N.C., Oct 08, 2016. Heavy rains caused by Hurricane Matthew have led to flooding as high as five feet in some areas. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Shaw, 382nd Public Affairs Detachment/Released) 16 EPLOs support Hurricane Matthew relief efforts
As Tropical Storm Matthew intensified and morphed into a category 5 Hurricane over the Caribbean this past September, Air Force Reserve Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers in the Southeast United States prepared for the worst.16 EPLOs from Federal Emergency Management Agency Region 4 were activated in the early days of October to assist states
0 11/03
2016
Col. Paul "Buster" Delmonte, the Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer for Utah, is a lead plane pilot for the U.S. National Forest Service. He is pictured here with one of his aircraft, a DHC-6 Twin Otter. As civilian, reservist 'leads' in fight against forest fires
In a year that has seen nearly 9 million acres lost to forest fires, the most since 2006, one Air Force Reservist is playing a lead role in beating back the flames. Col. Paul “Buster” Delmonte is an aerial firefighter with the U.S. Forest Service as a civilian. He is a lead plane pilot, escorting other aircraft, including the Air Force’s
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2015
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