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Ramstein launches first C-130J flight to assist Ebola outbreak efforts
Senior Airman Christian McDevitt leads a cargo loader to a C-130J Super Hercules prior to a mission in support of the Ebola virus epidemic Oct. 7, 2014, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. U.S. Africa Command is working in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the lead federal agency, as part of a comprehensive U.S. Government effort to respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa as quickly as possible. This was the first C-130J Super Hercules flight launched from Ramstein to Monrovia, Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance. McDevitt is a load master with the 37th Airlift Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by/Staff Sgt. Sara Keller)