Massive Attack in Mogadishu Spurs Quick-Response Support from CJTF-HOA

Pallets of medical and humanitarian aid are offloaded from a U.S. C-130J Super Hercules at Mogadishu International Airport Oct. 17, 2017, to assist the Somali people after a terrorist attack killed and injured hundreds in Mogadishu Oct. 14. On a Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa mission, the C-130 carried several pallets of medical equipment and supplies. The United States will continue to stand with the Somali government, its people, and international allies to combat terrorism and support efforts to achieve peace, security and prosperity.(Portions of video provided by 1st Combat Camera, U.S. Air Force TSgt Alexander Farver and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicholas Priest)

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