(Dianna Cahn/Stars and Stripes)

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 16, 2016: Marines from the Southern Command Marine Air-Ground Task Force pack up supplies as the military operation to assist the USAID-led hurricane relief efforts shifts gear. DOD efforts were to be handled from the amphibious assault ship Iwo Jima, which was then anchored off the coast of Haiti.

Read Dianna Cahn's story on Haitian-American servicemembers working to assit their former home country here.

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