11/25/2013: When first standing up a relief effort, getting supplies off of a plane requires a fork lift.
Bringing your fork lift with you is an important tool for the operation.
This point was highlighted when we interviewed Col. James from AFPAC.
In this slideshow, the USMC loading effort highlights the integral role of the forklift and it is easy to forget how important a tool it is for relief efforts.
In these photos, a fork lift is used to unload a KC-130J Super Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 (VMGR-152), Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, in support of Joint Task Force 505, on Villamor Airbase, Philippines, Nov. 24, 2013.
U.S. Marines with VMGR-152, flew from Tacloban to Villamor Airbase carrying supplies and personal in support of Operation Damayan