RCAF Hercules delivers humanitarian supplies in aid of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Royal Canadian Air Force Lockheed-MartinCC-130J Super Hercules

A Royal Canadian Air Force CC130J Hercules left 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario Sunday, for Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, carrying humanitarian supplies from Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

In the wake of the hurricane, the Government of Canada offered to assist with relief efforts and the United States accepted this offer through its Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), according to the Department of National Defence news release.

The relief supplies on this flight included baby formula, blankets, cribs, and similar items. Lackland Air Force Base is near San Antonio, Texas.

 

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