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U.S., Nepal Troops Continue Humanitarian Aid in Nepal

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Air Force Capt. Asim Khan, right, shakes hands with Nepal Army Air Service Maj. Habibur Rahman after an aircraft offload during Joint Task Force 505 humanitarian assistance and disaster relief at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 7, 2015. The Nepalese government requested U.S. assistance after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck April 25, 2015. The U.S. service members making up Joint Task Force 505 are working in conjunction with USAID and the international community to provide unique capabilities to assist Nepal.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sara A. Medina
  • Nepalese service members discuss the distribution of humanitarian aid supplies during Joint Task Force 505 humanitarian assistance and disaster relief at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 7, 2015.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sara A. Medina
  • Nepalese service members offload pallets of humanitarian aid supplies during Joint Task Force 505 humanitarian assistance and disaster relief at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 7, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sara A. Medina
  • U.S. airmen and Nepalese service members offload humanitarian aid supplies after during Joint Task Force 505 humanitarian assistance and disaster relief at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 7, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sara A. Medina
  • U.S. airmen and Nepalese service members offload humanitarian aid supplies during Joint Task Force 505 humanitarian assistance and disaster relief at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 7, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sara A. Medina
  • From left, Air Force Lt. Col. Glenn A. Rineheart, commander of the 36th Mobility Response Squadron; Justin Pummell, geographer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Marine Maj. Sean Melanphy, mobility officer for Joint Task Force Forward; and Nepal army Capt. Binod Rijal, U.S. military liaison, discuss flight plans during JTF-505 humanitarian assistance and disaster relief at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 7, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sara A. Medina
  • Imagery captured during an aerial survey flight flown by members of Joint Task Force 505 on May 7, 2015, shows areas affected by an earthquake near Kathmandu, Nepal. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey D. Anderson
  • Marine Sgt. Juan Alcaraz, left, and Marine Maj. Briton Beck, both with Joint Task Force 505, observe areas affected by an earthquake near Kathmandu, Nepal, during an aerial survey flight May 7, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey D. Anderson
  • Imagery captured during an aerial survey flight flown by members of Joint Task Force 505, May 7, 2015, shows areas affected by an earthquake in outlying villages near Kathmandu, Nepal. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey D. Anderson
  • Nepalese service members gather relief aid supplies delivered by members of Joint Task Force 505 at an outlying village near Kathmandu, Nepal, May 7, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey D. Anderson
  • Aerial imagery shows relief aid supplies delivered by Joint Task Force 505 to an outlying village near Kathmandu, Nepal, May 7, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey D. Anderson
  • Nepalese gather to receive relief aid supplies delivered by Joint Task Force 505 at an outlying village near Kathmandu, Nepal, May 7, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey D. Anderson
  • Imagery captured during a Joint Task Force 505 aerial survey flight May 7, 2015, shows areas affected by an earthquake near Kathmandu, Nepal.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey D. Anderson