U.S. military forces assigned to U.S. European Command and under the operational control of U.S. Naval Forces Europe, are providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in support of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance (BHA), and the international community to the Turkish people during this tragedy.
230216-N-VF045-1073.JPG Photo By: Petty Officer 2nd Class James Ho

May 19, 2023
Türkiye - 230216-N-VF045-1073 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Feb. 16, 2023) – Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 load boxes containing winterized “Alaska” shelters for delivery from Naval Station Rota, Spain, to Incirlik Air Base, Türkiye, Feb. 16, 2023. NMCB 11 is providing support to USAID and Turkish relief efforts to those affected by the earthquakes in Türkiye. NMCB 11 operates as a part of Navy Expeditionary Combat Command and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 68 for deployment across the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa area of operations to defend U.S., allied, and partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James S. Hong)


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