VIDEO: USS Iwo Jima Hurricane Irma Relief Onload

Published on September 8, 2017 by Nicholas Hoffman
NORFOLK, Va. (Sept. 7, 2017) Supplies and equipment are loaded onto the Amphibious Assault Ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). The ship is being prepared to be positioned off the southern coast of the United States in support of U.S. Fleet Forces Command tasking. The preparations ensure Iwo Jima is ready to respond to any requests to bolster Northern Command’s support of FEMA’s assistance to federal, state and local authorities’ ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Lehman/ Released) 170907-N-PC620-0001