U.S. Virgin Islands: The humanitarian mission provided the islands with an FAA mobile air traffic control tower with an instrument landing system and FAA air traffic controllers. Additionally, the mission delivered 13,000 pounds of food and water.
“This mission is providing humanitarian support to areas in the Virgin Islands affected by multiple hurricanes,” said U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Mark Darnell, 14th AS loadmaster. “Missions like this one are what I signed up for. Its an incredible feeling to bring relief to people in need.”
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Texas Church Shooting: According to U.S. Air Force officials, a review has been launched on how the service handled the criminal records of former Airman Devin P. Kelley following his 2012 domestic violence conviction. | Image courtesy: (Todd Heisler/The New York Times)