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JTF - Leeward Islands, USAID distribute aid supplies in Dominica
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Mike Anderson, left, a helicopter crew chief with Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands, and Peter Schecter, the program officer for a U.S. Agency for International Development Disaster Assistance Response Team, carry a box of tarpaulins for constructing emergency shelters from a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter at a supply distribution point in Dominica, Oct. 1, 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 Capt. Jeremy Croft)