US Navy assists with Dominica evacuations

US sailors provided aid to evacuees as part of first response efforts to Dominica in wake of Hurricane Maria.

US sailors assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22 (HSC-22), attached to the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), and US Marines assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force-Southern Command (SP MAGTAF-SC), provided aid to evacuees as part of first response efforts to Dominica in wake of Hurricane Maria. Evacuees were transported to island airports for transfer to the islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe.