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Delaware base supports earthquake response efforts in Turkiye

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, provided support to response efforts in Turkiye following a magnitude 7.8 earthquake that has had devastating impacts in Turkiye and Syria.

Personnel with Virginia Task Force 1, an urban search and rescue team based in Fairfax County, Virginia, boarded a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover AFB.

The U.S. Agency for International Development said it was deploying urban search and rescue teams from both Fairfax and Los Angeles County that will coordinate with Turkish authorities and other responding organizations to provide life-saving assistance.