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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. 20, 2021
JTF-Bravo deploys all assets to Haiti in support of humanitarian efforts after earthquake
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba —
Joint Task Force-Bravo Forward utilized all eight helicopter assets and conducted humanitarian aid missions in Port-au-Prince, Les Cayes, and Annete, Haiti, Aug. 19, in support of disaster relief operations for the people affected by the recent earthquake.
2d Marine Division Marines and Sailors deploy in support of Haiti disaster relief operations
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. —
Marines from 2d Marine Division (2d MARDIV), II Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF) have deployed in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Joint Task Force-Haiti to assist in the ongoing U.S. disaster relief mission in Haiti.
Aug. 19, 2021
USS Arlington Departs Norfolk for Haiti Disaster Relief Mission
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. —
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. - The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) departed Naval Station Norfolk to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to Haiti in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) led mission, Aug. 17.
Aug. 18, 2021
Puerto Rico National Guard supports U.S. humanitarian mission in Haiti
Puerto Rico National Guard Citizen-Soldiers and helicopters deployed to Haiti Tuesday night as part of U.S. relief efforts at the request of USAID, after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake devastated the southwest area of the country, causing more than 1,940 deaths and leaving at least 10,000 people injured as well as the collapse of vital infrastructure, according to news reports.
Southern Command Chief Says Speed, Effort Needed to Save Haitian Lives
Within 24 hours of a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hitting Haiti, U.S. Southern Command had teams on the ground assessing damage and saving lives.
Special Tactics Airmen Augment Haiti Earthquake Humanitarian Relief Efforts
HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. —
Special Tactics Airmen assigned to the 24th Special Operations Wing are currently responding to a request to augment humanitarian aid efforts in Haiti following a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on Aug. 14.
Aug. 17, 2021
JTF-Bravo assets arrive at forward operating location for USSOUTHCOM disaster assistance to Haiti
GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA —
Two U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook and two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters with the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, Joint Task Force-Bravo, based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, arrived at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in support of disaster relief operations for Haiti, August 16.
U.S. Southern Command Speeds to Aid Haitians
A U.S. Southern Command joint task force has already begun working to aid the people of Haiti, which was recently hit by a devastating earthquake and is now being flooded by a tropical storm.
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.