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<b>Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)</b> <br /> <br /><a href=http://www.dvidshub.net/news/66485/us-military-aircraft-deliver-libya-related-aid> US Military Aircraft to Deliver Libya-related Aid</a> <br />WASHINGTON - Two U.S.
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS) US Military Aircraft to Deliver Libya-related Aid WASHINGTON - Two U.S. military aircraft will deliver humanitarian supplies to Tunisia today and return tomorrow to transport Egyptian refugees from Libya, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters today. U.S. Military Aircraft Fly Egyptians Home WASHINGTON - Four U.S. military aircraft flew 312 Egyptians home March 5 from the Tunisia-Libya border where they fled to escape the violence that continues between government forces and rebels in Libya. Air Force Joins Effort to Help Libyan Evacuees DJAERBA, Tunisia - The U.S. military's contribution to an international effort to end the suffering of Libya's evacuees began in Italy today when two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft picked up humanitarian aid and headed to Tunisia. Delivery and Transportation of Humanitarian USAID Packages to Tunisia - Part 2 B-roll of two C-130's deliver USAID Humanitarian Aid to Tunisia during current refugee crisis, Dejerba Zarzis, Tunisia. Delivery and Transportation of Humanitarian USAID Packages to Tunisia. Produced by Spc. Neil Stanfield. Also available in High Definition. Part 2 of 2. Air Force Report: Aid for Tunisia This edition features a story on the U.S. supplying aid for Libyan refugees in the wake of recent political uprisings and violence there. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Mike Hutchinson US Humanitarian Assistance Evacuation Of Civilian Nationals To Cairo, Egypt B-roll of USAF humanitarian assistance evacuation of civilian nationals From Djerba Zarzis, Tunisia to Cairo, Egypt. Produced by Sc. Neil Stanfield. Also available in High Definition. US Forces fly refugees from Tunisia IMAGES 1 US Forces fly refugees from Tunisia IMAGES 2 US Forces fly refugees from Tunisia IMAGES 3 US Forces fly refugees from Tunisia IMAGES 4 US Forces fly refugees from Tunisia IMAGES 5 Egyptian refugees celebrate as their U.S. Air Force C-130J takes off from Djerba, Tunisia. These men fled to Tunisia from violence and instability in Libya. This response to the developing humanitarian crisis is part of a broader U.S. government effort to relieve suffering caused by the crisis the in Libya. AFRICOM.mil Four U.S. Military Aircraft Fly 312 Egyptians Home from Tunisia-Libya Border STUTTGART, Germany--Mar 6, 2011 - As part of the United States effort to respond to the evolving humanitarian emergency on the Libya-Tunisia border, the U.S. military has taken action to assist with the return of Egyptian citizens who wish to leave Tunisia and return to their home country. 1st U.S. Military Aircraft Bring Displaced Egyptians Home CAIRO, Egypt, Mar 6, 2011 — U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, joined Marine Corps KC-130 aircraft in airlifting displaced Egyptians citizens to Cairo from Djerba, Tunisia, late on March 5, 2011. AFRICOM Supports U.S. and International Response to Libya Crisis STUTTGART, Germany, Mar 5, 2011 — Two U.S. Air Force transport planes delivered USAID humanitarian supplies in Djerba, Tunisia, on March 4, 2011, less than 24 hours after President Obama directed the U.S. military to support international humanitarian efforts in response to the crisis in Libya. You Tube AFRICOM Flies Egyptians Home from Tunisia-Libya Border Watch: From: US Africa Command | Mar 6, 2011 | 43 views U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) is supporting the United States effort to respond to the evolving humanitarian emergency on the Libya-Tunisia border. On March 3, 2011, President Obama ordered the U.S. military to help provide transport for Egyptians who had fled from Libya to Tunisia following the Libyan government's violent reprisals against demonstrators. On March 4, 2011, less than a day after President Obama's announcement, two U.S. Air Air Force C-130 aircraft delivered to Djerba, Tunisia, humanitarian aid supplies from the USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) storage warehouse at Leghorn Army Depot in Pisa, Italy. The OFDA donations included 2,000 blankets, 40 rolls of plastic sheeting, and 9,600 10-liter plastic water containers. On March 5, U.S. military aircraft began carrying Egyptian citizens who wished to leave Tunisia and return to their home country. On March 5 and 6, U.S. aircraft carried a total of 640 Egyptians from Tunisia to their homeland. Aircraft included U.S. Air Force D-130Js and U.S. Marine Corps KC-130s. The U.S. military is playing a supporting role in the much larger U.S. government emergency response. These U.S. military aircraft fill a critical niche in being able to provide short-haul passenger transport.
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