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Sept. 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence Illustrates Need to Prepare Health Care Packages

TRICARE experts recommend making a list that includes your physician’s name and contact information, medications with dosage and frequency, and type and model number of medical devices.

Sept. 13, 2018

West Virginia Guard Prepares for Hurricane Florence Response

The West Virginia National Guard continues to ramp up efforts to prepare for the impact of Hurricane Florence on the Mountain State, while simultaneously lending support to neighboring National Guard units and federal agencies.

Sept. 13, 2018

Face of Defense: Former Drill Sergeant Brings Leadership Experience to Commissioned Service

Army Capt. Jennifer Hawkins works closely with enlisted health care specialists to ensure service members throughout Kandahar Air Field receive proper medical care.

Sept. 12, 2018

Airmen Monitor Florence, Provide Data to National Hurricane Center

The Air Force Reserve's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron is flying missions over the Atlantic Ocean this week to monitor Hurricane Florence.

Sept. 12, 2018

Face of Defense: Navy Computer Technician Trains New Marines, Sailors

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin Somers, an information technology specialist, is part of an integrated Navy and Marine Corps team that helps keep nearly 250 computers running 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Sept. 11, 2018

Information and Resources: Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence makes landfall on the U.S. East Coast, we will update this page with the latest information, including tips for preparedness and dealing with the storm’s aftermath.

Sept. 11, 2018

National Guard Prepares for Hurricane Florence

The governors of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland declared a state of emergency as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast. The storm is forecast to make landfall along the Atlantic coast as a major hurricane.

Sept. 11, 2018

Vice President, DoD Leaders Honor Pentagon’s 9/11 Sacrifices

Vice President Mike Pence, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva joined Defense Department employees, family members and others to remember those who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon.

Sept. 11, 2018

‘Greywolf’ Brigade Tests Army’s First Electronic Warfare Tactical Vehicle

The 1st Cavalry Division’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team “Greywolf” soldiers fielded the Army’s new electronic warfare tactical vehicle, which was developed to give Army electronic warfare teams the ability to sense and jam enemy communications and networks from an operationally relevant range at the brigade combat team level.

Sept. 11, 2018

South Carolina Guard Prepares to Help During, After Hurricane Florence

As South Carolina residents and emergency responders prepare for Hurricane Florence, the South Carolina National Guard has mobilized about 1,600 soldiers and airmen to prepare, respond and participate in advance of the major hurricane projected to make landfall near the Carolinas.

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