U.S. officials discuss humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations in Roseau, Dominica.
170930-M-CK972-006.JPG Photo By: Sgt. Melissa Martens

Roseau - U.S. Marine Col. Michael V. Samarov, right, commander of Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands, meets with members of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Disaster Assistance Response Team to discuss humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations in Roseau, Dominica, Sept. 30, 2017. At the request of USAID, JTF-LI has deployed aircraft and service members to assist in delivering relief supplies to Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The 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 the hurricanes that have affected the eastern Caribbean. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melissa Martens)


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