Tag: Joint Task Force-Haiti

Sept. 8, 2021

USS Arlington Returns from Humanitarian Mission in Haiti

NORFOLK, Va. – The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) returns to Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia after deploying to U.S. 4th Fleet area of operation to support a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) operation in Haiti, Sept. 8.

Aug. 27, 2021

SOUTHCOM, JTF-Haiti Commanders Visit Haitian Communities

U.S. military leaders joined USAID Administrator Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Michele Sison, and other key leaders Aug. 26 to visit a Haitian community that was hit hard by the Aug. 14 earthquake.

Aug. 25, 2021

DOD Continues Providing Humanitarian Assistance to Haiti

Joint Task Force Haiti has conducted some 364 full-spectrum missions, using DOD and U.S. Coast Guard assets, which have assisted in saving about 436 lives and delivered vital aid to earthquake victims, according to an official with the Joint Staff.

Aug. 23, 2021

USS Billings and USNS Burlington Support Haiti Relief

CARIBBEAN SEA - The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Billings (LCS 15) and USNS Burlington (T-EPF-10), a spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship, operated by Military Sealift Command are supporting humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations off the coast Haiti, Aug. 22.

Aug. 23, 2021

Joint Task Force-Haiti Commander Visits Earthquake Epicenter with JTF-Bravo’s Commander, 1-228th Aviation Regiment

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Keith Davids, commander of Joint Task Force-Haiti, U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM), and U.S. Army Col. Steven Gventer, commander of Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B), Soto Cano, Honduras, visited the epicenter of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake, Aug. 21, in Petit-Trou-de-Nippes, Haiti, to assess damage and critical infrastructure.

Aug. 21, 2021

USS Arlington Arrives in Haiti to Support USAID

The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) arrived in U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations off the coast Haiti to begin humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations, Aug. 21.

Aug. 17, 2021

LRAFB crews support USSOUTHCOM disaster assistance to Haiti

A team of 14 military personnel assigned to a U.S. Southern Command Situational Awareness Team arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Aug. 15, where they will work with U.S. government diplomatic and disaster-assistance personnel assessing the situation in areas impacted by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, Aug. 14.