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Monday, January 02, 2006

Earthquake Update: US Military Aid

While many of us have moved forward with our lives, especially during the new year, many of the people in Pakistan are finding harder and harder to move forward. After that horrific earthquake, they are still without shelter, food, aid, and many other things we take for granted.

Fortunately, however, our USA Military is on the ball, and they are doing whatever is possible to aid in this humanitarian project.
The U.S. Air Force continued to support Pakistan-led earthquake recovery operations by airlifting much-needed supplies into the devastated region December 23-30.

Three U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules flew in more than 41,000 pounds of food, water, medical supplies, aircraft parts and construction materials in response to requests from Pakistan’s government. [read more].
That is one arm of the government to which I can honestly say I am proud. Thank you, guys and gals. Keep up the good work.