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U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 234, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve, and Marine Wing Support Squadron 473, 4th MAW, MARFORRES, did their part following the storm conducting refueling and resupply missions to Marathon, Florida, in wake of Hurricane Irma to aid and assist the affected areas of the Florida Keys, beginning on Sept. 10, 2017.

 

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B-Roll Package: Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 234 Conduct Refueling Mission in Wake of Hurricane Irma

  • Marine Forces Reserve
  • Sept. 13, 2017 | 2:53

U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 234, Marine Aircraft Group 41, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve, conduct a refueling mission to Marathon, Florida, from Gulfport, Mississippi, Sept. 13, 2017. Marines of VMGR-234 delivered over 29,000 lbs of fuel to a forward arming and refueling point established by Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 473, 4th MAW, MARFORRES, to provide fuel, food and water in support of search and rescue operations in wake of Hurricane Irma.

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Marine Forces Reserve units contribute to hurricane relief efforts
As states across the southeast began to deal with the blow of Hurricane Irma, which destroyed homes and left millions without power, Americans once again proved their ability to come together in the...