Airborne Soldiers provide humanitarian assistance in Haiti

By Fred W. Baker III, American Forces Press ServiceJanuary 18, 2010

Soldiers with the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, unload food and water from Jan. 16, 2010 a Navy helicopter. The Soldiers have set up a forward operating base near the embassy to help begin establishing security and providing humanitarian assistance.
1 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers with the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, unload food and water from Jan. 16, 2010 a Navy helicopter. The Soldiers have set up a forward operating base near the embassy to help begin establishing security and providing humanitarian assistance. (Photo Credit: Fred W. Baker III, American Forces Press Service) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers with the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, unload food and water from a Navy helicopter, Jan. 16, 2010. The Soldiers have set up a forward operating base near the embassy to help begin establishing security and providing humanitarian assistance.
2 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers with the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, unload food and water from a Navy helicopter, Jan. 16, 2010. The Soldiers have set up a forward operating base near the embassy to help begin establishing security and providing humanitarian assistance. (Photo Credit: Fred W. Baker III, American Forces Press Service) VIEW ORIGINAL
Women and children receive a humanitarian meal distributed by the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. The troops passed out more than 2,500 meals during their first day on the ground at a forward operating base near the embassy.
3 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Women and children receive a humanitarian meal distributed by the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. The troops passed out more than 2,500 meals during their first day on the ground at a forward operating base near the embassy. (Photo Credit: Fred W. Baker III, American Forces Press Service) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, pass out humanitarian aid meals to women and children in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. The squadron established a forward operating base at an abandoned, damaged country club near the embassy. A survivor camp of thousands is situated near the based.
4 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, pass out humanitarian aid meals to women and children in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. The squadron established a forward operating base at an abandoned, damaged country club near the embassy. A survivor camp of thousands is situated near the based. (Photo Credit: Fred W. Baker III, American Forces Press Service) VIEW ORIGINAL
Army Spc. Brent Nailor, 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, passes out humanitarian aid meals to women and children in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. The squadron established a forward operating base at an abandoned, damaged country club near the embassy. A survivor camp of thousands is situated near the based.
5 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Spc. Brent Nailor, 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, passes out humanitarian aid meals to women and children in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. The squadron established a forward operating base at an abandoned, damaged country club near the embassy. A survivor camp of thousands is situated near the based. (Photo Credit: Fred W. Baker III, American Forces Press Service) VIEW ORIGINAL
A crowd gathers at a country club that U.S. Soldiers are using as a forward operating base in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. About 200 Soldiers, assigned to the 82nd Airborne's 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, are setting up security to help provide humanitarian aid to those left devastated by the earthquake. A survivor camp of thousands of displaced Haitians is near the base.
6 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A crowd gathers at a country club that U.S. Soldiers are using as a forward operating base in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. About 200 Soldiers, assigned to the 82nd Airborne's 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, are setting up security to help provide humanitarian aid to those left devastated by the earthquake. A survivor camp of thousands of displaced Haitians is near the base. (Photo Credit: Fred W. Baker III, American Forces Press Service) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldiers unload food and water from a Navy helicopter in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. The Soldiers, assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, have set up a forward operating base to help establish security and provide humanitarian assistance.
7 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers unload food and water from a Navy helicopter in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. The Soldiers, assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, have set up a forward operating base to help establish security and provide humanitarian assistance. (Photo Credit: Fred W. Baker III, American Forces Press Service) VIEW ORIGINAL
A large crowd swarms around U.S. troops as they walk into a survivor camp with food in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. The soldiers, assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, distributed more than 2,500 meals after the people.
8 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A large crowd swarms around U.S. troops as they walk into a survivor camp with food in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. The soldiers, assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, distributed more than 2,500 meals after the people. (Photo Credit: Fred W. Baker III, American Forces Press Service) VIEW ORIGINAL