Marines Airlift Japanese SDF Medical Team via Osprey


2013-11-16  U.S. Marines with 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, conduct humanitarian assistance operations, using MV-22 Ospreys to bring a Japanese Self Defense Force medical team to help aid the city of Tacloban, on Villamor Air Base, Republic of the Philippines, Nov. 14.

U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific maintains significant capability forward deployed throughout the Asia-Pacific region ready to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. Forward deployed forces are fully capable to rapidly deploy to such disasters like Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda.