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Sept. 30, 2017

Federal Emergency Response Working Smoothly, Puerto Rico’s Governor Says

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello said the commonwealth and federal team combating Hurricane Maria’s devastation is working smoothly and every resource he has asked for is either on the island or on the way.

Sept. 29, 2017

Georgia Training Center Goes Operational for Hurricane Relief Support

For the first time in its history, the Air Dominance Center, a training facility at an Air National Guard base in Savannah, Georgia, is being used in an operational capacity in support of hurricane relief operations.

Sept. 29, 2017

DoD Continues Support in Hurricane-Ravaged Areas

The Defense Department is continuing relief operations in areas of the Caribbean Sea, including Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and on the island of Dominica, which were stricken by hurricanes in recent weeks, a Pentagon spokesman said.

Sept. 21, 2017

Kentucky Guardsmen Deploy to Caribbean for Hurricane Maria Relief

Seven special tactics airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Airlift Wing left Louisville for the Caribbean, where they will open airfields so humanitarian aid can be delivered and residents can be evacuated in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Sept. 9, 2017

DoD Continues Caribbean, Florida Hurricane Response Operations

The Defense Department continues its response to destruction throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean locales, while posturing forces to support the response to Hurricane Irma in Florida, a DoD spokesman said.

Sept. 9, 2017

President Urges Vigilance as Irma Approaches Southern Florida

As Hurricane Irma approaches the coast of southern Florida, the federal government is working with state and local agencies to help save lives and assist those in need, President Donald J. Trump said in his weekly address to the nation.

Sept. 7, 2017

California Guard Heads Out to Fight Fires, Assist With Hurricane Irma

California National Guard soldiers are heading out to the Salmon-August Complex Fire near Etna, the Mission Fire near Oakhurst and others are preparing to head to Florida to assist authorities in anticipation of Hurricane Irma.

Sept. 5, 2017

Guardsmen Head Toward Hurricane Irma as Texas Relief Efforts Continue

As Hurricane Irma bears down in the Caribbean, National Guard units are sending personnel to aid civilian authorities in the storm's path. Officials have classified Irma as a Category 5 storm and declared states of emergency in Florida and Puerto Rico.

Sept. 1, 2017

More Than 13K Troops, DoD Civilians Aiding Harvey Lifesaving, Recovery Efforts

About 11,000 National Guardsmen have deployed to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency-led rescue and restoration operations in the region affected by Hurricane Harvey, Defense Department officials said.

Sept. 1, 2017

Massachusetts Air Guard Imagery Analysts Support Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Massachusetts Air National Guard imagery analysts from the 101st Intelligence Squadron are supporting Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts by providing processing, analysis and dissemination of imagery and geospatial products.

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