28 Apr '15, 11pm

U.S. Airmen have touched down in #Nepal. @USAID #AirForce

U.S. Airmen have touched down in #Nepal. @USAID #AirForce

The Air Force continues its support of the disaster relief operations in Nepal with the arrival of a second C-17 Globemaster III in response to an earthquake that rocked the country April 25. “One of the U.S. Air Force's great strengths is our ability to provide rapid global mobility in support of humanitarian efforts around the world, and we are proud to be able to contribute our strengths to this recovery effort,” said Gen. Darren McDew, the Air Mobility Command commander. The 7.9-magnitude earthquake has reportedly left more than 4,000 dead and thousands more still missing. In addition, thousands of people are currently reported to be without food, water or shelter. "Whenever and wherever our Air Force is needed, Airmen are ready to answer the call,” said Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James. “Our Airmen are proud to deliver critical humanitarian relief and comf...

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