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Navy evacuates U.S. citizens from Dominica following Hurricane Maria
170923-N-SA412-0086 DOMINICA (Sept. 23, 2017) Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class John Malico from Helicopter Sea Combat 22 (HSC-22), assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), guides U.S. citizens out of an MH-60S Sea Hawk during relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The Department of Defense is supporting the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the lead federal agency, in helping those affected by Hurricane Maria to minimize suffering and is one component of the overall whole-of-government response effort. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sean Galbreath/Released)