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    Employees of the airport break down pallets of COVID-19 related supplies donated by the Government of Canada after they were delivered as part of Operation GLOBE 20-02 on July 30. (Photo by Corporal Jerome Lessard/MSCT-OPTIC/Canadian Armed Forces)

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    CAF members worked alongside members of the Honduras Air Force as they delivered a cargo of supplies to Toncontín International Airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Op GLOBE is part of the CAF’s commitment to active engagement abroad. These deployments give CAF members the opportunity to work alongside personnel from other government departments, as well as other nations. (Photo by Corporal Jerome Lessard/MSCT-OPTIC/Canadian Armed Forces)

    Military airplane unloading medical supplies



Canadian Armed Forces members on Operation GLOBE 20-02 deliver COVID-19 humanitarian aid, medical supplies


Posted on Thursday August 6, 2020

In response to the United Nations’ request for transport of COVID-19 related humanitarian and medical supplies, on behalf of the World Food Programme and the World Health Organization, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) provided a CC-177 Globemaster and associated crew to provide airlift support out of Panama Pacifico Airport in Guatemala City, Guatemala between July 21 and August 3.