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823rd RED HORSE Squadron aids Hurricane Michael recovery efforts

Hurricane Michael relief efforts

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Joshua Michaels, a structures Airman with the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, from Hurlburt Field, Fla., lowers a tool from the roof of the Paul W. Airey Non-commissioned Officer Academy at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 20, 2018. The Airmen are repairing one of many roofs damaged by Hurricane Michael. Air Combat Command has mobilized multiple relief assets in an effort to restore operations after the hurricane caused catastrophic damage to the base.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)

Hurricane Michael relief efforts

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Antonio Taylor, a structures Airman with the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, from Hurlburt Field, Fla., drinks from a hydration pack at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 20, 2018. Taylor was part of a team that was repairing one of many roofs damaged by Hurricane Michael. Air Combat Command has mobilized multiple relief assets in an effort to restore operations after the hurricane caused catastrophic damage to the base.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)

Hurricane Michael relief efforts

U.S. Air Force 1st Class Elias Medina, 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, from Hurlburt Field, Fla., carries a box roofing supplies at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 20, 2018. Air Combat Command has mobilized multiple relief assets in an effort to restore operations after Hurricane Michael caused catastrophic damage to the base.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)

Hurricane Michael relief efforts

U.S. Airmen with the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, from Hurlburt Field, Fla., exit temporary living facilities at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 20, 2018. RED HORSE constructed a tent city to house Airmen assisting in the effort to restore operations after Hurricane Michael caused catastrophic damage to the base.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)

Hurricane Michael relief efforts

U.S. Airmen with the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, from Hurlburt Field, Fla., transport tools in a shopping cart at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 20, 2018. Airmen are working on construction projects across the base after Hurricane Michael devastated the area.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)

Hurricane Michael relief efforts

U.S. Airmen with the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, from Hurlburt Field, Fla., clear a downed tree at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 20, 2018 as a result of the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael. Air Combat Command has mobilized multiple relief assets in an effort to restore operations after the hurricane caused catastrophic damage to the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)

Hurricane Michael relief efforts

Structures Airmen with the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, Hurlburt Field, Fla., complete a roofing project at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 20, 2018. Air Combat Command has mobilized multiple relief assets in an effort to restore operations after Hurricane Michael caused catastrophic damage to the base.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)

Hurricane Michael relief efforts

U.S. Airmen with the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, Hurlburt Field, Fla., clear a downed tree at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 20, 2018 as a result of the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael. Air Combat Command has mobilized multiple relief assets in an effort to restore operations after the hurricane caused catastrophic damage to the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)

Hurricane Michael relief efforts

A structures Airman from the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, from Hurlburt Field, Fla., carries roofing materials for a project at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 20, 2018. Air Combat Command has mobilized multiple relief assets in an effort to restore operations after Hurricane Michael caused catastrophic damage to the base.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)

Hurricane Michael relief efforts
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Structures Airmen with the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, from Hurlburt Field, Fla., complete a roofing project at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 20, 2018. Air Combat Command has mobilized multiple relief assets in an effort to restore operations after Hurricane Michael caused catastrophic damage to the base.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)

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Structures Airmen with the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, from Hurlburt Field, Fla., rest after completing a roofing project at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 20, 2018. Air Combat Command has mobilized multiple relief assets in an effort to restore operations after Hurricane Michael caused catastrophic damage to the base.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)

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Structures Airmen with the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, from Hurlburt Field, Fla., complete a roofing project at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 20, 2018. Air Combat Command has mobilized multiple relief assets in an effort to restore operations after Hurricane Michael caused catastrophic damage to the base.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. --

Airmen with the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer Squadron, or RED HORSE, from Hurlburt Field, Florida, aided in hurricane recovery efforts Oct. 20. 

Efforts included clearing debris, repairing roofs, and more. The 823rd RED HORSE Squadron provided a highly mobile civil engineer response force to support contingency and special operations worldwide such as the relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael.