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On Sept. 20, 2017, the Honorable Matthew P. Donovan, the Under Secretary of the Air Force and General Stephen W. Wilson, the Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, thanked several hundred 920th Rescue Wing Airmen in an aircraft hangar at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, thanking them for their relief efforts after two major hurricanes battered Texas then Florida, back-to-back. The 920th RQW sent a contingent of 95 wing Airmen and 5 rescue aircraft to conduct rescues from Eastern Airport, College Station, Texas August 27, 2017. With little time to spare, the 920th begin responding to Texans in need within 45 minutes of their arrival. A week later they were getting ready to do the same thing at home in response to Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens) Air Force leaders thank Florida Reserve Airmen for hurricane relief efforts
Air Force leadership visited the Airmen of the 920th Rescue Wing here Sept. 20, to thank them for their Herculean efforts over the past few weeks providing hurricane relief.
0 9/27
2017
Reserve Airmen from the 340th Flying Training Group’s 70th Flying Training Squadron at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. load more than 600 pounds of relief supplies to deliver to citizens in Beaumont, Texas after Hurricane Harvey. (Courtesy photo). 70th Flying Training Squadron Airmen donate and deliver hurricane relief supplies to South Texas
Following Hurricane Harvey’s path of destruction, many communities in south Texas were isolated from normal distribution chains and running critically short on essential supplies. Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 340th Flying Training Group’s 70th Flying Training Squadron at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, teamed up with an
0 9/20
2017
Hurricane Harvey relief effort Air Force Reserve Wing prepares for Hurricane Irma, supports Harvey relief efforts
With the destructive force of Hurricane Irma barreling down on the state of Florida, the Air Force Reserve Command’s 433rd Airlift Wing is preparing its Citizen Airmen to respond when the call arrives for assistance.With natural disasters afoot, the “Alamo Wing” is prepared to provide assistance when called upon by state and federal agencies.
0 9/10
2017
A Defense Logistics Agency forklift operator prepares to pallet of MREs at JBSA Randolph Auxiliary Airfield, Seguin, Texas, Sept. 5, 2017. Three Chinooks loaded 20 pallets of MREs to to transport as part of the relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey. The category-4 hurricane, with wind speeds up to 130 miles per hour, made landfall Aug. 25, 2017. Days after the hurricane reached Texas, more than 50 inches of rain flooded the coastal region. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Chad Chisholm/Released) Individual Reservists lend a hand after Harvey
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which flooded the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana with more than 50 inches of rain, Air Force Reserve Individual Mobilization Augmentees were on the ground helping with recovery efforts.Many of these Reserve Citizen Airmen contributed in uniform, as emergency preparedness liaison officers, chaplains and judge
0 9/06
2017
Default Air Force Logo Wright-Pat C-17 delivers Hurricane Harvey relief teams
An Air Force Reserve C-17A from the 445th Airlift Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, delivered U.S. Army Soldiers to Kelly Field, Texas Aug. 31. The Soldiers are assigned to assist with the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston, Port Author and and other areas affected by the massive flooding. (U.S. Army video by Spc. Elizabeth
0 9/01
2017
Hurricane Harvey graphic title Charleston aeromedical reservists support Harvey victims
This morning six Citizen Airmen from the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, with more to follow, departed Charleston for Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas to be part of a major combined operation to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.
0 8/31
2017
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