Images: USARPAC HAST conducts Pre-Joint inspection [Image 4 of 4]
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Bell
Master Sgt. Dwain Johns drives an ATV before a “Pre JI” inspection of U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) Contingency Command Post, Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team (HAST) vehicles at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, April 4, 2012. The inspection, run by the USARPAC Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion is being conducted to find and correct any deficiencies before the HAST conducts a C-130 load exercise at Barbers Point Naval Air Station 11 April, when HAST personnel will practice loading vehicles into a U.S. Coast Guard C-130. The USARPAC HAST is a rapidly deployable team of 8-14 soldiers with specific skill sets needed to assess the situation immediately after a disaster.