58th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron
Wheelus Air Base, Tripoli, Libya
This page is under construction. Material submitted by Bob Michelsen.
This is the story of Tunisian Flood Relief as recorded by Captain James Harris in 1969.
“The flood destruction is much greater now than the last time we were here” remarked the pilot of one of the three USAF “Jolly Green” helicopters now working in the Kairousan area….Comments from American Cultural Center
The three HH-3E helicopters from the 58th ARRS evacuated over 2500 people and carried over 222,000 pounds of supplies during flood relief missions from October to December, 1969.