November 3, 2005
Release Number: 05-11-22
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
U.S. AIR FORCE PAKISTAN RELIEF SUMMARY
SOUTHWEST ASIA — The U.S. Air Force continued to support Pakistan-led earthquake recovery operations by airlifting much-needed supplies into the devastated region Wednesday.
One U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules and one contracted B-747 flew in more than 133,000 pounds of aircraft parts, turbine engines, tents and other materials in response to requests from Pakistan’s government.
To date, the U.S. Air Force has airlifted more than six million pounds of relief supplies to Pakistan.
Our Airmen remain ready, capable and on call to support the people of Pakistan and simultaneously to sustain ongoing combat operations anywhere in the world.
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