Royal Canadian Air Force supports JBSA with Hurricane Harvey relief supplies

A Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules arlift arrives at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Fied, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

A Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules arlift arrives at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Fied, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Mr. Scott Thomas, Federal Emergency Management Agency  Director of Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts in Texas (center right), greets Royal Canadian aircrew pilot Capt. Daniel Ebisuzaki (left) and U.S. Air Force pilot Maj. Kimberley Sercel (middle), of a CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Mr. Scott Thomas, Federal Emergency Management Agency Director of Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts in Texas (center right), greets Royal Canadian aircrew pilot Capt. Daniel Ebisuzaki (left) and U.S. Air Force pilot Maj. Kimberley Sercel (middle), of a CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Mr. Vasken Khabayan (second from left), Acting Consul General of Canada in Dallas, greets the Royal Canadian aircrew pilot Capt. Daniel Ebisuzaki (second from right) and U.S. Air Force pilot Maj. Kimberley Sercel (right) of a CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Mr. Vasken Khabayan (second from left), Acting Consul General of Canada in Dallas, greets the Royal Canadian aircrew pilot Capt. Daniel Ebisuzaki (second from right) and U.S. Air Force pilot Maj. Kimberley Sercel (right) of a CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Members with 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers unload a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Members with 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers unload a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Members with 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers unload a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Members with 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers unload a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Members with 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers unload a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Members with 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers unload a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Members with 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers unload a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Members with 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers unload a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Members with 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers unload a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Members with 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers unload a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Members with 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers unload a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

Members with 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers unload a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017. The supplies included pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items. The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas --

A Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules airlift arrived at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas carrying humanitarian supplies from the government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 3, 2017.

The RCAF airlift flew in from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada, and is part of the Canadian government's response to the relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey that devastated the Gulf Coast region of Texas. The supplies delivered include pediatric necessities like baby formula, blankets, cribs and other similar items.

"The United States and Canada have a very close relationship over many, many years, said Scott Thomas, Federal Emergency Management Agency Director of Hurricane Relief Efforts in Texas. "During Hurricane Katrina, the Canadian government provided support to the response to Katrina with the same types of supplies. This is just one more example of the partnership we have as two nations."

"This is what friends and neighbors do," said Vasken Khabayan, acting Consul General of Canada in Dallas. "This is our token of showing how can we can appreciate our friend and neighbors whenever they are in need. Canada is by your side."