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Air Guardsmen Evacuate Personnel in Wake of Hurricane Irma

Guardsman transport evacuees from St. Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 10, 2017, during relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Photos by Air Force Staff Sgt. Erin Mill
Evacuees sit on the floor of a HC-130 Hercules aircraft.
Evacuees sit on the floor of a HC-130 Hercules aircraft as it takes off from St. Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 10, 2017, during relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The aircrew is assigned to the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing, and deployed 3 HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters, ...More
An airman hands a person a bag while inside an aircraft.
A New York Air National Guardsman helps evacuees get comfortable inside a HC-130 Hercules aircraft as it takes off from St. Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 10, 2017, during relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erin Mill
A person wearing an orange vest looks down.
A State Department official works with New York Air National Guardsmen to process evacuees flying inside a HC-130 Hercules aircraft from St. Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 10, 2017, during relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erin Mill
A mother holding her child looks out the window of an aircraft.
A mother holding her child looks out the window of a HC-130 Hercules aircraft as it takes off from St. Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 10, 2017, during relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erin Mill
American evacuees board a HC-130 Hercules aircraft at the Princess Juliana International Airport on St. Maarten before taking off
American evacuees board a HC-130 Hercules aircraft at the Princess Juliana International Airport on St. Maarten before taking off to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 10, 2017, during relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erin Mill
Two airmen sit on the back of an airplane.
New York Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Rocco Piccolo, left, and Master Sgt. James Brucculeri get ready to load 100 evacuees onto a HC-130 Hercules aircraft and fly them from Princess Juliana International Airport on St. Maarten, Sept. 10, 2017, to San Juan, Puerto Rico, during relief efforts following the aftermath of ...More
A group of people walk together.
New York Air National Guardsmen prepare to process evacuees before boarding a HC-130 Hercules aircraft and fly them from Princess Juliana International Airport on St. Maarten, Sept. 10, 2017, to San Juan, Puerto Rico, during relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erin Mi ...More
Evacuees sit on the floor of an aircraft.
Evacuees sit on the floor of a HC-130 Hercules aircraft as it takes off from St. Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 10, 2017, during relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erin Mill
A group of airmen sit in an airplane..
New York Air National Guardsmen fly inside a HC-130 Hercules aircraft to St. Maarten, Sept. 10, 2017, during relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erin Mill
New York Air National Guardsmen look out the window of a helicopter over a town.
New York Air National Guardsmen survey storm damage caused by Hurricane Irma in an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter over St. Thomas and St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 10, 2017. The airmen are assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Michael O’Hagan
Two Airmen look out the window of a helicopter.
New York Air National Guardsmen survey storm damage caused by Hurricane Irma over St. Thomas and St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 10, 2017. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Michael O’Hagan
Evacuees sit on the floor of a HC-130 Hercules aircraft.
An airman hands a person a bag while inside an aircraft.
A person wearing an orange vest looks down.
A mother holding her child looks out the window of an aircraft.
American evacuees board a HC-130 Hercules aircraft at the Princess Juliana International Airport on St. Maarten before taking off
Two airmen sit on the back of an airplane.
A group of people walk together.
Evacuees sit on the floor of an aircraft.
A group of airmen sit in an airplane..
New York Air National Guardsmen look out the window of a helicopter over a town.
Two Airmen look out the window of a helicopter.