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S. country to the State Department, passes the request along to the Secretary of Defense. If deemed who airlift is necessar}^ the Joint Chiefs of Staff then tasks the Military Command. Airlift Natural disasters, of course, do not happen only in foreign countries. Within the United States, MAC emergency equipment, and supplies split in the MAC A after a massive the earth and sent buildings tumbling in Alaska. supplies were airdropped to 50,000 snow delivered relief personnel, earthquake Food and Navajo Indians stranded by mountains of northwest Arizona.
All MAC's C-141s vaccine, skim milk, water tanks, the human wa\e again food relief agencies airlifted in blankets, measles and other of refugees fleeing to \ital relief supplies to Sudan from Chad and Ethiopia. Through the airlift lifeline years the Military Airlift countless number Command has thrown an of times to countries ravaged by earthquake, flood, hurricane, famine, and other natural disasters. S. country to the State Department, passes the request along to the Secretary of Defense. If deemed who airlift is necessar}^ the Joint Chiefs of Staff then tasks the Military Command.
As important lation, though, as the Air AWS's network of weather Weather Service primary mission facilities, is is to the civilian popu- to operate a worldwide providing weather support to the Air Force, Army, and the Department of Defense in peacetime and war. 60 Weather has ahvays been a deciding factor in battles. A snow- storm and a half-frozen Delaware River formed obstacles but aided when General Washington captured vital surprise forces at Trenton War Battle of Fredericksburg in 1863. did not become an President Ulysses General Burn- in 1776.