The 244th Aviation Brigade, the only Army Reserve aviation brigade, deployed to Haiti this week to support humanitarian operations.
Headquartered at Fort Dix, N.J., with subordinate units and facilities in 18 locations across 14 states, the brigade consists of a mix of active-duty and Reserve Soldiers as well as Department of the Army civilian employees and contractors.
More than 300 Soldiers, along with nine CH-47 Chinook helicopters and four UH-60
Black Hawks, will place pallets of supplies in strategic locations such as soccer fields, playgrounds and near Red Cross feeding tents
Read more of SSG Alyn-Michael Macleod’s article at www.army.mil.