May 7, 2014
Lt. Col. David Cooksey, 303rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron (ERQS) commander, helps a child out of a room after picking a pair of shoes and hat at the Caritas Djibouti clinic, Djibouti, May 4, 2014. Nine Airmen from the ERQS collected and distributed nearly 400 pairs of donated shoes and 25 boxes of donated clothing and baby supplies to people at the clinic. The collection of donated supplies was a combined effort from family and friends of the 303rd ERQS, who are deployed from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) unit is responsible for personnel recovery within East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. They execute crisis response to recover U.S. and allied military, diplomatic and civilian personnel.