Air Force Photos

Operation United Assistance
Capt. Jeffrey Higgs takes laser rangefinder measurements for a cargo yard Oct. 30, 2014, at the Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport in Dakar, Senegal. More than 70 Kentucky Air Guardsmen are operating an Aerial Port of Debarkation in Senegal to funnel humanitarian supplies and military support into West Africa as part of Operation United Assistance, the U.S. Agency for International Development-led, whole-of-government effort to contain the Ebola virus outbreak. Higgs is an airfield operations officer for the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Maj. Dale Greer)