Joint Task Force-Bravo gears up for humanitarian operations
A loadmaster from Soto Cano Air Base refuels a Joint Task Force-Bravo UH-47 Chinook on the tarmac at Managua, Nicaragua with the help of a Nicaraguan Airport worker. The UH-47 was enroute to Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, carrying supplies and communications equipment for the U.S. military assessment team from Soto Cano that arrived in Nicaragua Sept. 5. The U.S. military is working with the U.S. State Department and Nicaraguan officials to provide relief to Nicaraguans in need in the wake of Hurricane Felix. U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Erika Yepsen.