SPMAGTF-SC, JTF-Bravo disaster relief in Haiti enabled by logistics, ‘Rapid Global Mobility’
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Matthews, 3rd Airlift Squadron loadmaster, inspects cargo that was loaded on a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, before taking off for Port-au-Prince, Haiti where the equipment will be used to support Joint Task Force Matthew hurricane relief operations, Oct. 8, 2016. U.S. Southern Command requested heavy airlift to transport critical equipment packages needed to sustain helicopter flight operations in Haiti being conducted by Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Southern Command and Joint Task Force-Bravo’s 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment using two CH-53E Super Stallions, three CH-47 Chinooks, and two UH-60L and two HH-60L Black Hawks in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission to alleviate human suffering and bolster Haitian disaster response capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David Liapis)