U.S. Southern Command Photo Gallery
JTF - Leeward Islands helps St. Martin recover from hurricane
U.S. Marine Col. Michael V. Samarov, the commander of Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands, discusses hurricane relief operations with a French military leader at Grand Case Airport in Saint Martin, Sept. 15, 2017. At the request of partner nations, JTF-LI deployed aircraft and service members to areas in the eastern Caribbean Sea affected by Hurricane Irma. The joint task force is a U.S. military unit composed of Marines, Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen, and represents U.S. Southern Command’s primary response to Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Trisha Black)