Air Force Photos

Operation Damayan
Staff Sgt. Alicia Chavez passes out ear plugs to displaced people onboard an MC-130P Combat Shadow Nov. 14, 2013, as they are transported from Tacloban Airport to Manila, Philippines. Air Force Special Operations Command Airmen are deployed in support of Operation Damayan, enabling night operations to facilitate the flow of aid. The role of U.S. military forces during any foreign humanitarian assistance event is to rapidly respond to mitigate human suffering and prevent further loss of life. Chavez is a 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron independent duty medical technician. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Kristine Dreyer)

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Photo by: Tech. Sgt. Kristine Dreyer |  VIRIN: 131114-F-AL360-124.JPG