November 25, 2013 - Super typhoon Haiyan is one of the most devastating storms to ever hit the Philippines. Marine Corps Forces Pacific were the first responders for the U.S. Troops already on the ground in the Asia-Pacific region were closest to the affected areas in the Philippines and began mobilizing equipment and supplies immediately to aid people in the region. Communication in coordinating the necessary land and sea assets required serious logistics to bring relief to ravaged cities like Tacloban (tack-klow-bin). At Marine Corps forces pacific headquarters in Hawaii a special team came together to help coordinate and direct joint support on the ground in the Philippines.
Defense Media Activity video by Nick Tovo Edited by USA Patriotism!