After all, Haiti is an island nation, seemingly the perfect venue for one of the amphibious assaults that are the stuff of Marine lore.
- Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra - s/t (feat. Tony Allen) [vinyl 180g + downloadcode].
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But in this operation the first wave ashore was from the Army, courtesy of a novel experiment in which the Navy nuclear-powered carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower served as a floating helicopter pad the length of three football fields.
The Haiti Experiment
That was thanks in no small part to the camaraderie quickly developed among the Army and Navy crews and an exhaustive rehearsal Saturday to iron out the kinks of having Navy crews provide air traffic and other support to Army choppers. It was just over a week ago that the 10th Mountain Division got word to pack for Haiti - and the Ike got orders to return to base from an exercise.
The turnaround time from returning home to port in Norfolk, Va. In English, that means teaming up services that have not traditionally worked closely before, something that can give commanders more firepower and flexibility but at its core is an adjustment to the shrinking size of the military now that the Cold War has passed.
The Haiti deployment appears to have validated the strategy developed by Adm. Can it be a model for an economic system that not only helps the poor survive, but also re-invests in the local community?
- Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra - s/t (feat. Tony Allen) [vinyl g + downloadcode].
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This month the Faith in Action delegation will engage clergy and leaders to imagine their future. Faith in Action has witnessed the commitment of OPODNE leaders and believes they can take these mustard seeds and grow them into a mighty tree.
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