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Indonesian Humanitarian Relief Expands with Multinational Support, Efforts

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jeffery Miller and Airman 1st Class Anthony Benitez, both assigned to Yokota Air Base, Japan carries an injured Indonesian woman from a C-130 Hercules aircraft in Balikpapan, Indonesia Oct. 9, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jeffery Miller and Airman 1st Class Anthony Benitez, both assigned to Yokota Air Base, Japan carries an injured Indonesian woman from a C-130 Hercules aircraft in Balikpapan, Indonesia Oct. 9, 2018. Members assigned to the 374 Airlift Wing and 36th Contingency Response Group transported and escorted 43 displaced people from Palu, Indonesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. JT May III)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Roni Choueiry, 36th Contingency Response Group NCO in charge standards and evaluation, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam helps an Indonesian woman with her luggage after a flight on a C-130 Hercules aircraft in Balikpapan, Indonesia Oct. 9, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Roni Choueiry, 36th Contingency Response Group NCO in charge standards and evaluation, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam helps an Indonesian woman with her luggage after a flight on a C-130 Hercules aircraft in Balikpapan, Indonesia Oct. 9, 2018. Members assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing and 36th CRG transported and escorted 43 displaced people from Palu, Indonesia, and are supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) humanitarian relief efforts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. JT May III)

An Indonesian man raises his hands as a sign of thank you after landing at the airport in Balikpapan, Indonesia Oct. 9, 2018.

An Indonesian man raises his hands as a sign of thank you after landing at the airport in Balikpapan, Indonesia Oct. 9, 2018. Approximately 43 displaced people were transported from Palu, Indonesia on a U.S. C-30 Hercules aircraft assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing from Yokota Air Base, Japan. Thousands were displaced after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island Sept. 28, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. JT May III)

U.S. Air Force members assigned to the 36th Contingency Response Group Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and French military members load cargo on a forklift in Balikpapan, Indonesia Oct. 9, 2018.

U.S. Air Force members assigned to the 36th Contingency Response Group Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and French military members load cargo on a forklift in Balikpapan, Indonesia Oct. 9, 2018. Members from the 36th CRG and 374th Airlift Wing from Yokota Air Base, Japan are supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) humanitarian relief efforts after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island Sept. 28, 2018. The Indonesian Government and USAID are working alongside eight countries agencies and foreign militaries ensuring supplies, airlift, shelter and medical support reach those affected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. JT May III)

A bird’s-eye view of the airport hangar in Balikpapan, Indonesia Oct. 9, 2018.

A bird’s-eye view of the airport hangar in Balikpapan, Indonesia Oct. 9, 2018. Members from the 36th Contingency Response Group at Andersen, Air and 374th Airlift Wing from Yokota Air Base, Japan are supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) humanitarian relief efforts after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island Sept. 28, 2018. The airport is the staging ground for all humanitarian goods before being transported to Palu, Indonesia where they are received and distributed to those affected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. JT May III)

A picture taken of a pallet from France Oct. 9, 2018 is symbolic to the multinational participation during the on-going humanitarian efforts staged out of Balikpapan and Palu, Indonesia.

A picture taken of a pallet from France Oct. 9, 2018 is symbolic to the multinational participation during the on-going humanitarian efforts staged out of Balikpapan and Palu, Indonesia. More than eight countries and various volunteer organizations have collaborated to assist the Indonesian Government and U.S. Agency for International Development. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. JT May III)

Military members from various countries work together to build pallets in Balikpapan, Idonesia Oct. 7, 2018.

Military members from various countries work together to build pallets in Balikpapan, Idonesia Oct. 7, 2018. More than eight countries and various volunteer organizations have collaborated to support humanitarian relief efforts in Indonesia currently staged in Palu and Balikpapan. The Indonesian Government and USAID are working alongside agencies and foreign militaries ensuring supplies, airlift, shelter and medical support reach those affected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. JT May III)

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