Humanitarian Air Drop News Story



News story about an aircrew from the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron working with aerial porters from the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron pushing and loading containment delivery systems filled with fresh drinking water onto a C-17. Soldiers from Fort Bragg, North Carolina,11th Quartermaster Company, 26th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 82nd Sustainment Brigade rig containment delivery systems filled with halal meals ready to eat for a humanitarian aid air drop near Amirli, Iraq August 31, 2014. 10,545 gallons of water and 7,056 Halal MRE’s were delivered. Interviews: SSgt Erin Mills, Aerial Broadcaster, AFCENT Public Affairs; Col. Christopher Colbert, Operations Group Commander, 385th Air Expeditionary Group; SPC Donald East, Parachute Rigger, 11th Quartermaster Company; Capt. Rachael Deroche, Aircraft Commander, 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron; SPC Robert Tayolr, Parachute Rigger, 11th Quartermaster Company; SrA Paul Maginnis, Loadmaster, 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. Also available in high definition:

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