PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Wilburn, an aviation maintenance technician from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., guides U.S. personnel affected by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti Tuesday, to a waiting HC-130 Hercules aircraft, Jan. 13, 2010, as part of the U.S. Government’s continued humanitarian assistance and disaster response efforts. Wednesday, Coast Guard personnel from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., worked to evacuate nearly 140 U.S. personnel from Haiti. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mariana O’Leary.
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The Coast Guard has evacuated nearly 300 U.S. citizens from Haiti since Tuesday. ( U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mariana O’Leary) Click the image to watch Coast Guard video of evacuation operations.