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Sept. 2, 2017

Kentucky Air Guard Deploys Aircraft, Airmen for Hurricane Relief Operations

Two C-130 Hercules aircraft and 14 more airmen deployed from the Kentucky Air National Guard base in Louisville to fly humanitarian aid and airlift evacuation missions in Texas following unprecedented flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.

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.

Aug. 29, 2017

Guard Units From Other States Join Harvey Response in Texas

After Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called up the entire 12,000-member Texas National Guard to assist with the epic flooding from Hurricane Harvey, other state Guard units are in the hard-hit areas to offer manpower, equipment and support.

Aug. 28, 2017

President Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana

President Donald J. Trump declared a state of emergency for Louisiana and ordered federal assistance to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts from conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Harvey.

Aug. 22, 2017

Seabees Establish Strong Bonds With Djiboutian Villagers

U.S. Navy engineers have spent the last five months making friends with residents of a remote village in Djibouti's Arta region. The Seabees worked to construct a medical clinic complex to serve the local people, for whom very few resources are available and medical care is more than an hour away. When completed, the clinic will provide immediate first aid, as well as maternity and newborn care.

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