Flood Relief

03/10/2011 –

Text & Video Credits: 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Public Affairs, 9/26/10

  • In Picture 1, Col. Roy “Ozzie” Osborn, commanding officer of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit concentrates as he performs a difficult hover drop of relief supplies during humanitarian relief efforts in the southern province of Sindh, Pakistan. Pakistani flood victims rush to receive relief supplies dropped from a Marine Sea Knight from HMM-165 (REIN), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit in the southern province of Sindh, Pakistan during humanitarian assistance operations.
  • In Picture 2, a Marine Sea Knight from HMM-165 (REIN), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit performs a main mount hover on a road too narrow for a full landing in the southern province of Sindh, Pakistan to deliver relief supplies during humanitarian assistance operations.
  • In Picture 3, Pakistani flood victims desperate for food fight through the wind and dust of a Marine Sea Knight helicopter’s rotor wash to be the first to receive relief supplies during the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s relief operations in the southern province of Sindh, Pakistan.
  • In Picture 4, Rear Admiral Sinclair Harris, commanding officer of the U.S. military’s Task Force South, Pakistan assists Pakistani soldiers with the loading of relief supplies on to a Marine Sea Knight from HMM-165 (REIN), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit during relief operations in the southern province of Sindh, Pakistan.

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