Mobility Airmen assists in Hurricane Maria relief efforts

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Airman 1st Class Tonya Allen, 43d Air Mobility Squadron load team member, attaches rigging to a pallet of water at the Arrival and Departure Airfield Control Group here Sept. 27. Airmen in the 43d AMS loaded pallets of water and food, and assisted in loading a 45,000-pound generator on a C-5M Super Galaxy headed for San Juan, Puerto Rico, following the strike of Hurricane Maria. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in Puerto Rico, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Airmen from the 43d Air Mobility Squadron here, and from the 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., load a 45,000-pound Federal Aviation Administration power generator on a C-5M Super Galaxy on Green Ramp here Sept. 27. While loading, the aircrew discovered technical issues with the cargo which prevented a safe loading operation and delayed the load until Sept. 28. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in San Juan, Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria’s strike on the island, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. Airmen in the 43d AMS also received and palletized water and meals which will be delivered along with the generator. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Load team members in the 43d Air Mobility Squadron Aerial Port rig a pallet of food while working at the Arrival and Departure Airfield Control Group here Sept. 27. Airmen in the 43d AMS loaded pallets of water and food, and assisted in loading a 45,000-pound generator on a C-5M Super Galaxy headed for San Juan, Puerto Rico, following the strike of Hurricane Maria. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in Puerto Rico, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Airmen from the 43d Air Mobility Squadron here, and from the 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., load a 45,000-pound Federal Aviation Administration power generator on a C-5 Super Galaxy on Green Ramp here Sept. 27. While loading, the aircrew discovered technical issues with the cargo which prevented a safe loading operation and delayed the load until Sept. 28. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria’s strike on the island, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. Airmen in the 43d AMS also received and palletized water and meals which will be delivered along with the generator. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)

Hurricane Maria

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Airman 1st Class Stephen Johnson, 43d Air Mobility Squadron load team member, adjusts rigging on a pallet of water at the Arrival and Departure Airfield Control Group here Sept. 27. Airmen in the 43d AMS loaded pallets of food and water, and assisted in loading a 45,000-pound generator on a C-5M Super Galaxy headed for San Juan, Puerto Rico, following the strike of Hurricane Maria. The generator will be used to supply power for air traffic control operations in Puerto Rico, ensuring the steady flow of relief supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes)