29 Sep '17, 6pm

BEEliners bring #humanitarian aid to St. Croix after completing relief efforts in Mexico City.

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands (AFNS) -- ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands (AFNS) – As Army and Marine Corps helicopters delivered humanitarian aid throughout St. Croix, an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Travis Air Force Base, California, landed Sept. 23, 2017 at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, St. Croix, bringing humanitarian aid to residents affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The C-17 crew assigned to the 21st Airlift Squadron, also known as BEEliners, received the St. Croix humanitarian aid tasking after completing another humanitarian relief mission to Mexico City. “The two missions on this trip demonstrated our rapid global mobility capabilities,” said Staff Sgt. Jacob Costello, 860th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron C-17 flying crew chief. “We were able to leave home station in a moment’s notice, make it down to March Air Reserve Base, (California), fuel and load ou...

Full article: http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1328037/be...

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