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Wright-Patt Chapel group helps Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas. Chapel group fully embraces 2nd core value: Service before self
When Hurricane Harvey bore down on the Houston area as a Category 4 hurricane and stalled for several days in late August 2017, it dropped records amount of rain. It was the second most costly storm in U.S. history, only behind Hurricane Katrina in 2005, according to a recently released report by the National Hurricane Center.
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Puerto Rico Dentist charters private plane for Puerto Rico
Ortiz Gonzales reached out to a friend from dental school, who was also from Puerto Rico. Together, they worked with a church in Florida and chartered a private plane. It wasn’t cheap, but the price did not deter her. She personally funded the mission and got to work gathering supplies to fill the entire plane – from all the fixings for a massive Thanksgiving dinner, to water, to generators and solar lamps.
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A longshoreman guides a truck carrying cargo onto the USNS Brittin (T-AKR-305) Oct. 29, 2017, at Joint Base Charleston-Weapons Station, S.C. Partnership enables JB Charleston sealift relief efforts to Puerto Rico
The first humanitarian relief supplies sealifted from Joint Base Charleston to Ponce, Puerto Rico departed Oct. 31, 2017. In the hours following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, JB Charleston C-17 Globemaster IIIs responded delivering more than 1,700 tons of aid, supplies and medical teams to affected areas. Although the C-17’s have the ability to get to austere locations quickly, the amount of cargo it can carry is limited.
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Royals are lifeline to hurricane survivors Dover AFB Airmen lifeline to hurricane survivors
Dover Air Force Base Airmen have a proud history of delivering help in dire situations all across the world. No matter the circumstance, these men and women can be on site in a short amount of time providing hope for those in need. The 3rd Airlift Squadron from the 436th Airlift Wing supported relief efforts for Katrina and Haiti and the squadron continues this tradition with the C-17 Globemaster III by transporting essential recovery supplies to the survivors of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
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A U-28A assigned to Hurlburt Field, Fla., taxis to a parking spot after landing at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., Sept. 8, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Aircraft and personnel were evacuated from various military installations as a precaution to protect them from Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rhett Isbell) Little Rock AFB accepts military aircraft in response to Hurricane Irma
Little Rock Air Force Base received various aircraft and their crews assigned to multiple military installations along the East Coast in preparation for Hurricane Irma, Sept. 9, 2017.
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Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: Aug 29
On this look Around the Air Force, Air National Guard Airmen support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and the Air Force has three new initiatives to retain pilots.
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Default Air Force Logo AFAS celebrates 75 years of assisting Airmen
Related LinksAir Force Aid Society Website Legacy of the Air Force Aid Society
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Jeremie, the Grande’Anse department capital in western Haiti, was hit hard by Hurricane Matthew Oct. 4, 2016. U.S. forces have been working alongside Haitian citizens as part of Joint Task Force Matthew to provide relief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Russ Scalf) US provides initial critical aid in Haiti
Since arriving Oct. 5, U.S. service members assigned to Joint Task Force Matthew have been operating around the clock, providing aid to citizens of western Haiti.The team has been conducting 24-hour operations at the request of Haiti’s government to support the U.S. Agency for International Development’s disaster relief efforts in the critical
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An Air Force team sets up a mobile air traffic control tower at Eloy Alfaro International Airport in Manta, Ecuador, April 26, 2016. The portable tower will help local controllers increase the flow of humanitarian aid entering the country. The United States, in coordination with the Ecuadorian government, deployed 12 U.S Airmen to Ecuador to support international relief efforts for victims of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake. (Courtesy photo/U.S. Embassy Quito) Airmen support earthquake relief efforts in Ecuador
The United States, in coordination with the Ecuadorian government, deployed 12 U.S. Airmen to Ecuador this week to support ongoing international relief efforts for victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the South American country April 16.
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Airmen, Marines and Nepalese army soldiers transport an earthquake patient from an MV-22 Osprey for medical care at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, May 12, 2015. The Joint Task Force-505 members worked with the Nepalese army to triage, treat and transport patients after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the region, following a 7.8-magnitude quake that devastated the nation April 25. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Melissa B. White) Joint Task Force-505, Nepalese army treat earthquake victims
U.S. service members assisted officials, from the Government of Nepal and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), with providing medical care for earthquake victims at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, May 12.
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Default Air Force Logo Volunteers help Afghans to stay warm
Thanks to a group of service members at Camp Phoenix here, local Afghan families now have a clean convenient source of heat.
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First Lt. Renee Kittka paints a window during Operation Pacific Angel 13-4 Aug. 6, 2013,  in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. More than 50 Air Force, Army, Marine Corp and Navy personnel are in Jaffna on a humanitarian mission to refurbish schools and provide medical care to Sri Lankans during PACANGEL 13-4. Kittka is assigned to the 354th Civil Engineering Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Master Sgt. Kerry Jackson)
 Military civil engineers give back to Sri Lankan community
Seventeen engineers from the Air Force, Army and Marine Corps are utilizing skills they have honed in their jobs to give back to a community in need during Operation Pacific Angel-Sri Lanka here.
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Default Air Force Logo Changes to BE WELL mean more choices for Airmen
The BE WELL program, an Air Force-wide program designed to provide Airmen and Air Force leaders with resources to optimize fitness and health, now offers more choices and increased flexibility, thanks to a revamp that went into effect July 1.The Balanced Eating, Work Out Effectively, Living Longer, or BE WELL program, was redesigned based on input
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