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2000-2009: Humanitarian Actions 

050105-N-5376G-019:   Island of Sumatra, Indonesia.  Indonesian children smile and cheer as U.S. Navy helicopters from USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) fly-in purified water and relief supplies to a small village on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.   Photographed by Photographer’s Mate 3rd Class Benjamin D. Glass.   Official U.S. Navy photograph.

050105-N-5376G-019:  Island of Sumatra, Indonesia.  Indonesian children smile and cheer as U.S. Navy helicopter from USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) fly-in purified water and relief supplies to a small village on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.  Photographed by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Benjamin D. Glass.  Official U.S. Navy photograph.  

040623-N-8540R-002:  The Taiwan-flagged fishing vessel M/V Hsin Chin Chanz, sits abandoned following the rescue  Photographed by  Operations Specialist Seaman Kevin Raleigh.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph.

2004 - Rescues at Sea

050106-N-4166B-207:   Residents of Meulaboh, Sumatra, Indonesia, gather around Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 2nd Maxwell Bjerke as he hands out water that was delivered by his HH-60H Seahawk helicopter.   Photographed on January 6, 2005 by Photographer’s Mate Airman Jordon R. Beesley.   Official U.S. Navy Photograph.

330-CFD-DN-SD-06-03455: Hurricane Katrina, 2005.  Two U.S. Navy  Search and Rescue (SAR) Swimmers, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28 (HSC-28), watch a rescue unfold, while seated on the deck of their USN Sikorsky MH-60S Seahawk Helicopter, to see if their assistance is needed, September 2005.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

060811-N-3255B-002:  Crew members aboard the Military Sealift Command (MSC) fleet ocean tug USNS Apache (T-ATF 172) evacuate personnel from the commercial freighter Tahoma Reefer, while rendering assistance at sea off Monrovia, Liberia,  August 11, 2006.  Official U.S. Navy photograph.

071124-M-3095K-030:   Bangladeshi citizens receive aid provided by boat in hard to reach areas of southern Bangladesh.  Photographed on November 24, 2007, by Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe.   Official U.S. Marine Corps photograph.

110701-T-EU-173-037:   Lieutenant Sara Edmonson talks with Guatemalan girl waiting to see a doctor during a Continuing Promise 2011 medical community service event in Puerto San Jose, Guatemala.   Photographed in July 2011 by Staff Sgt. Alesia Goosic.   Official Navy Photograph.

091118-N-T1311-026:   Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Carlos Gonzales guides a 7-ton Marine Corps truck to Landing Craft Utility 1631 from the well deck of USS Tortuga (LDS-46) while underway in the Philippine Sea.  Photographed November 18, 2009 by MC1 Geronimo Aquino.
Published: Thu May 07 12:43:40 EDT 2020