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Marines, Sailors and Residents Join Together in Recovery Work After Hurricane Maria

Marines, sailors and area residents conduct Hurricane Maria relief efforts in the Caribbean Sea and Ceiba and Humacao, Puerto Rico, Sept. 27, 2017. The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, in helping those affected by Hurricane Maria. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Juan A. Soto-Delgado
A seahawk takes off from the USS Kearsarge
A Navy MH-60S Seahawk helicopter with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 7 prepares for takeoff aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts in the Caribbean Sea, Sept. 27, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Juan A. Soto-Delgado
Sailors clear the flight deck on the USS Kearsarge.
Sailors and a Marine assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge clear the flight deck as aircraft prepare to take off in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts in the Caribbean Sea, Sept. 27, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Juan A. Soto-Delgado
A helicopter takes off from Kearsarge to support victims.
A Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey aircraft with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162 takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge to support Hurricane Maria relief efforts in the Caribbean Sea, Sept. 27, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Juan A. Soto-Delgado
A Marine and resident work together to clear the main road.
A Marine and a resident clear a tree from the main road as part of Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Sept. 27, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexis C. Schneider
A Marine uses an axe to cut down a tree blocking the road.
A Marine cuts a tree blocking a road as part of Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Sept. 27, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexis C. Schneider
A Marine uses a chainsaw to cut down a tree in the road.
A Marine cuts a tree blocking a road as part of Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Sept. 27, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexis C. Schneider
Marines and sailors speak to civilian hospital employees.
Marines and sailors speak with civilian employees during an assessment of the medical and operational needs at Hospital Oriente as part of Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Sept. 27, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tojyea G. Matally
Seaman translates Spanish-English for fixing a generator.
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class John McConnell, left, and Seaman Judd A. Ostolaza, a resident of Puerto Rico and Navy reservist assigned to Detachment 1, Headquarters & Services Company, 4th Marine Logistics Group, discuss Spanish-English translations concerning a faulty generator as part of Hurricane Maria relief efforts ...More
Seaman works on fixing faulty generator.
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class John R. Stewart works on a faulty generator as part of the Hurricane Maria relief efforts at Ryder Hospital, Humacao, Puerto Rico, Sept. 27, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tojyea G. Matally
A Marine waves to residents.
Marine Corps 1st Lt. Charles V. McCole, an officer assigned to the Air Traffic Control Mobile Team, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, waves to residents as his team leaves Humacao Hospital following a medical and operational needs assessment as part of Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Sept. 27, 201 ...More
Sailors do a final check prior to departure on USS Kearsarge.
Sailors aboard Landing Craft Utility 1654 prepare to depart the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts, in the Caribbean Sea, Sept. 27, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Santino D. Martinez
Marines and sailors depart to support Hurricane Maria relief.
Marines and sailors depart the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge aboard Landing Craft Utility 1654 to support Hurricane Maria relief efforts in the Caribbean Sea, Sept. 27, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Santino D. Martinez
Marines and sailors depart to assist in relief effort.
Marines and sailors depart the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge aboard Landing Craft Utility 1654 to support Hurricane Maria relief efforts in the Caribbean Sea, Sept. 27, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Santino D. Martinez
A seahawk takes off from the USS Kearsarge
Sailors clear the flight deck on the USS Kearsarge.
A helicopter takes off from Kearsarge to support victims.
A Marine and resident work together to clear the main road.
A Marine uses an axe to cut down a tree blocking the road.
A Marine uses a chainsaw to cut down a tree in the road.
Marines and sailors speak to civilian hospital employees.
Seaman translates Spanish-English for fixing a generator.
Seaman works on fixing faulty generator.
A Marine waves to residents.
Sailors do a final check prior to departure on USS Kearsarge.
Marines and sailors depart to support Hurricane Maria relief.
Marines and sailors depart to assist in relief effort.