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U.S. Marines Continue to Provide Typhoon Relief in Saipan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpls. Andy Larsen, left, and Tommy Clark load water from the USS Ashland to transport to distribution stations to aid civilians as part of typhoon relief efforts in Saipan, Aug. 11, 2015. Larsen and Clark are assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, which is assisting local and federal agencies after Typhoon Soudelor devastated the island Aug. 2-3. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brian Bekkala
  • U.S. Marine trucks transport water and supplies from the USS Ashland to civilians as part of typhoon relief efforts in Saipan, Aug. 11, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brian Bekkala
  • U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Harley Sifflet assembles a water purification system to distribute water to civilians as part of typhoon relief efforts in Saipan, Aug. 11, 2015. 
Sifflet is assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brian Bekkala
  • U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Harley Sifflet finishes assembling a water purification system to distribute water to civilians as part of typhoon relief efforts in Saipan, Aug. 11, 2015. Sifflet is assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Ismael Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jeffery Grebbs fills containers with water to distribute to civilians as part of typhoon relief efforts in Saipan, Aug. 11, 2015. Grebbs is assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brian Bekkala
  • A woman lines up her water containers at a water distribution site the U.S. Marines set up as part of typhoon relief efforts in Saipan, Aug. 11, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brian Bekkala
  • Family members wait their turn for U.S. Marines to fill their water containers at a water distribution site as part of typhoon relief efforts in Saipan, Aug. 11, 2015.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Ismael Pena
  • A boy smiles at the camera as U.S. Marines distribute water to civilians during typhoon relief efforts in Saipan, Aug. 11, 2015.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Ismael Pena
  • A U.S. Marine distributes a container of water to a civilian during typhoon relief efforts in Saipan, Aug. 11, 2015.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Ismael Pena
  • U.S. Marines distribute water to civilians as part of typhoon relief efforts in Saipan, Aug. 12, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brian Bekkala
  • A boy fills a water bottle at a water distribution site U.S. Marines set up as part of typhoon relief efforts in Saipan, Aug. 12, 2015.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brian Bekkala