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JTF - Leeward Islands delivers aid, coordinates relief efforts
U.S. service members with Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands load water into a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Aime Cesaire International Airport in Fort-de-France, Martinique, to bring to the island of Guadeloupe, Oct. 1, 2017. At the request of the U.S. Agency for International Development, 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)