Remote Areas of Nepal Need Relief Supplies, JTF 505 Responds (slate no titles)

U.S. Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469 UH-1Y Hueys bring relief supplies to Khopachagu, Nepal, May 11. HMLA-469, or "Vengeance", has flown 54 flight hours, delivering 68,307 pounds of food and shelter supplies to the rural areas of Nepal since their arrival on May 3. The government of Nepal declared a state of emergency and requested international assistance after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck their country April 25. The U.S. military responded, bringing their aircraft to support the Nepalese government. They will continue to support Nepal as needed with the United States Agency for International Development as part of Joint Task Force 505. HMLA-469 is attached to Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Includes sound bites from Capt. Michael A Bebow, UH-1Y Huey Pilot from Livonia, Mich.; Capt. Rabin Rai, Nepalese Army Liaison Officer from Kathmandu, Nepal and Sgt. Ward M. Johnson IV, UH-1Y Huey Crew Chief from Charelston, S.C. Also available in high definition.


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