U.S. and Pakistani Soldiers Help Flood Victims

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Crews on a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter get an aerial view of the damaged countryside in Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010, while en route to deliver humanitarian assistance supplies. Defense Department personnel are in the area supporting humanitarian relief and evacuation missions as part of efforts to assist Pakistanis in the nation's flood-stricken regions. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John R. Allen, right, the acting commander of CENTCOM, and U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Anne W. Patterson, left, speak with Army soldiers at Ghazi Air Base, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. The soldiers are assigned to the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Falcon. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Monica K. Smith
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Paul Gilman looks out of the back of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at the water damage while flying over the Swat Valley in Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. Gilman, a crew chief is assigned to Company B, Task Force Knighthawk, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Falcon. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Monica K. Smith
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Paul Gilman, center, speaks with U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John R. Allen, right, the acting commander of CENTCOM, and U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Anne W. Patterson, left, about his role as part of the Pakistani relief unit at Ghazi Air Base Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. Gilman is a crew chief is assigned to Company B, Task Force Knighthawk, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Falcon. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Monica K. Smith
  • An aerial view of damage caused by flooding is shown in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. Recent heavy rains forced thousands of residents to flee rising floodwaters. U.S. forces have partnered with the Pakistani military to coordinate evacuation and relief efforts. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • A U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter evacuates Pakistani flood victims over a mountain pass in Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • A line of Pakistanis prepare to board a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter in the Swat Valley as part of a disaster relief mission in Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Monica K. Smith
  • U.S. and Pakistani troops help Pakistani residents as they disembark from a U.S. Army helicopter in Khwazahkela, Pakistan, as part of relief efforts to help flood victims, Aug. 5, 2010.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • U.S. and Pakistani army soldiers load bags of grain onto a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter in Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. The soldiers are conducting relief and evacuation missions as part of efforts to assist Pakistanis in the nation's flood-stricken regions. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • Members of the Pakistani military unload sacks of grain from the back of a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. The grain will be delivered to residents as part of disaster relief efforts to assist Pakistanis in the nation's flood-stricken regions. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • Pakistan military members pass along bags of grain as they unload a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • Pakistani military members carry a civilian on a stretcher to a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter during an evacuation mission in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • A member of the Pakistani military carries a baby while escorting a little boy onto a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter during an evacuation mission in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • A member of the Pakistani military helps civilians disembark a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter during an evacuation mission in Khwazakhela, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • Pakistani civilians carry their belongings as they go through a search before boarding a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter during an evacuation mission in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • Pakistani flood victims sit on the floor of a U.S. Army helicopter as part of U.S. and Pakistani efforts to evacuate them from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • Crews from a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter see a bridge damaged by flooding as they deliver  humanitarian assistance supplies in Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • Pakistani workers unload sacks of flour from a truck into the back of a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter to help flood victims of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • Members of the Pakistani military unload sacks of grain from the back of a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter to help flood victims from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • Members of the Pakistani military help transfer grain from a truck to a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Ghazi Air Base, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. The helicopter crew is assigned to the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Falcon. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Monica K. Smith
  • A member of the Pakistani military uses a metal detector to search civilians before they enter a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter during the evacuation of civilians from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray
  • A member of the Pakistani military helps civilians unload from the back of a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter during the evacuation of civilians to help the flood victims of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Horace Murray