Aircraft maintenance personnel marshal out the last C-17 Globemaster III prior to the arrival of Hurricane Irene on Aug. 26, 2011, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. In preparing for the hurricane, base officials evacuated not only the aircraft, but also parts of base housing in anticipation of flooding. U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik.
Haitian evacuees wait to board a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at the Toussaint LOuverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 28, 2010. During the flight, more than 100 Haitians were evacuated to a transition center in Orlando, Fla. U.S. Defense Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development are conducting the operation to provide aid and relief to Haitian citizens. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Clay Lancaster
U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Wilburn guides U.S. personnel affected by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti to a waiting HC-130 Hercules aircraft in Port-Au-Prince Haiti, Jan. 13, 2010. The evacuation is part of the U.S. government's continued humanitarian assistance and disaster response efforts. Coast Guard personnel from Air Station Clearwater in Florida evacuated nearly 140 U.S. personnel from Haiti. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mariana O'Leary