Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo

A lighter amphibious resupply cargo (LARC) brings equipment to help clear some of the rubble in areas affected by the December 26, 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia. More than 18,000 Marines, Sailors, Airmen, Soldiers and Coast Guardsmen with Combined Support Force Five Three Six (CSF-536), working with international militaries and non-governmental organizations to aid the affected people of Thailand, Sri Lanka and Indonesia after the tsunami devastated the region. A Combined Support Force of host nations, civilian aid organizations and U.S. Department of Defense work to provide humanitarian assistance in support Operation Unified Assistance, the humanitarian relief effort to aid the victims of the tsunami that struck Southeast Asia. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Katrina Beeler)

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