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Some of the additional additional units being moved in to aid in the Hurricane Katrina recovery effort:

Air ForceApproximately 100 airmen and four HH-60G “Pave Hawk” helicopters from the 55th Rescue Squadron from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona to Jackson, Miss., to conduct search and rescue missions.Twenty airmen from the 943rd Rescue Group, also from Davis-Monthan, to conduct rescue missions in the region.About 44 members of Pope Air Force Base’s 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron are headed to New Orleans for rescue work.Two aeromedical evacuation crews from the 932nd Airlift Wing at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois to New Orleans.The 5th Combat Communications Group from Robins Air Force Base to Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., and New Orleans. The group will provide Keesler and a makeshift hospital in New Orleans with communications networks.A 105-member Red Horse team from Hurlburt Field, Fla., assisting relief operations in the region. Red Horse is a heavy civil engineering construction unit.Marine CorpsSix CH-53E Super Stallions and two CH-46E Sea Knights from Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C. These aircraft will work out of Naval Air Station Pensacola and regional airports around New Orleans.HMH-772, a Reserve squadron out of Willow Grove, Pa., has sent four CH-53E Super Stallions. No location given.HMLA-773 from Marietta, Ga., and Belle Chasse, La., have provided three UH-1N Hueys and one AH-1W Cobra to support the Air National Guard at Lafayette, La.The 4th Amphibious Assault Battalion, a Reserve unit out of Jacksonville, Fla., has deployed eight Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs) to Gulfport, Miss.A Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force comprising units from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., to assist in the continued humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts. No location given.Source: Air Force and Marine Corps press releases

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