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NEWS | March 25, 2024

U.S. Airmen, Soldiers airdrop humanitarian aid into Gaza

By U.S. Air Forces Central Public Affairs U.S. Air Forces Central Public Affairs

U.S. Air Forces Central and U.S. Army Central conducted joint and combined airdrop operations with two C-17 Globemaster IIIs from an undisclosed location in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, on March 25, 2024.

Air Mobility Command deployed C-17 aircraft and personnel with expertise in sustained airdrop operations from South Carolina’s Joint Base Charleston to expedite the delivery of aid for civilians affected by the ongoing conflict in Gaza.

The U.S. has conducted 18 combined airdrop missions since March 2 to support civilian populations on the ground in Gaza.