WRAL's Bryan Mims is traveling to Haiti with members of the 82nd Airborne from Fort Bragg on a humanitarian mission of earthquake relief.
Many survivors are sleeping in tent cities that have sprung up after last week’s massive earthquake.
Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne slept on the tarmac at the Port-au-Prince airport Thursday night, WRAL's Bryan Mims says.
Soldiers told WRAL's Bryan Mims on Thursday that they were prepared to be in Haiti anywhere from two weeks to 45 days or even longer, if needed. Mims is traveling with the 82nd Airborne on a cargo plane to Haiti.
WRAL's Bryan Mims and the 82nd Airborne were delayed en route to Haiti as planes with relief and supplies backed up over Port-au-Prince.
The infantrymen from Fort Bragg will provide security for relief groups working in Haiti.
The Fort Bragg unit headed to Haiti will get a change of pace from recent deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.
WRAL's Bryan Mims says he is excited but nervous about reporting from Haiti.
WRAL's Bryan Mims will camp with the 82nd Airborne in Haiti.