U.S. Marine from Early County is helping victims in Nepal earthquake (Video)




Cpl. David Dequeljoe, with the U.S. Marine Corps' 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force.
Cpl. David Dequeljoe, with the U.S. Marine Corps' 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force.
Cpl. David Dequeljoe, with the U.S. Marine Corps’ 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade.

In the video below, Cpl. David Dequeljoe, a Jakin, Ga., native, is among many Marines who are beginning an international joint-service humanitarian mission in Nepal after it was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25th.

Credit: Cpl. Isaac Ibarra | Date Taken: 05/07/2015

U.S. Marines and Nepalese soldiers deliver 4,000 pounds of supplies to include food, hygiene kits, and shelter from Kathmandu, Nepal to areas effected by the earthquake May 7 to support the international humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operation after the country was struck by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. The Nepalese Government requested the U.S. Government’s help after the earthquake. U.S. Marines from III Marine Expeditionary Force have come together with other U.S. services to form Joint Task Force 505. JTF-505 works in conjunction with USAID and the international community to provide unique capabilities to assist Nepal.

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