George Washington Carrier Strike Group Prepares for Philippine Recovery Efforts

The George Washington Carrier Strike Group is en route to the Republic of the Philippines to support humanitarian assistance efforts in response to Typhoon Haiyan.

Lt. Wayne Simonds, medical administration officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), inventories available medical supplies in the medical supply storage room, Nov. 13, 2013. The George Washington Carrier Strike Group is en route to the Republic of the Philippines to support humanitarian assistance efforts in response to Typhoon Haiyan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Liam Kennedy/Released)

Lt. Wayne Simonds, medical administration officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), inventories available medical supplies in the medical supply storage room, Nov. 13, 2013. The George Washington Carrier Strike Group is en route to the Republic of the Philippines to support humanitarian assistance efforts in response to Typhoon Haiyan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Liam Kennedy/Released)

Sailors assigned to the Saberhawks of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77 remove equipment from an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) to make room for transport of cargo and personnel, Nov. 13. The George Washington Carrier Strike Group is en route to the Republic of the Philippines to support humanitarian efforts in response to Typhoon Haiyan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paolo Bayas/Released)

Sailors assigned to the Saberhawks of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77 remove equipment from an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) to make room for transport of cargo and personnel, Nov. 13. The George Washington Carrier Strike Group is en route to the Republic of the Philippines to support humanitarian efforts in response to Typhoon Haiyan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paolo Bayas/Released)

Sailors assigned to the Saberhawks of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77 remove equipment from an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) to make room for transport of cargo and personnel, Nov. 13. The George Washington Carrier Strike Group is en route to the Republic of the Philippines to support humanitarian efforts in response to Typhoon Haiyan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paolo Bayas/Released)

Sailors assigned to the Saberhawks of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77 remove equipment from an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) to make room for transport of cargo and personnel, Nov. 13. The George Washington Carrier Strike Group is en route to the Republic of the Philippines to support humanitarian efforts in response to Typhoon Haiyan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paolo Bayas/Released)

View more coverage of Operation Damayan’s humanitarian assistance efforts on the U.S. Navy’s Storify page.

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George Washington Carrier Strike Group Prepares for Philippine Recovery Efforts