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Sept. 10, 2017

DoD Continues Hurricane Irma Response Operations

The Defense Department is well-postured for Hurricane Irma response operations in Florida and continues to assist in efforts throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean locations, a DoD spokesman said.

Sept. 10, 2017

Colorado Air National Guard Sends Commo Unit for Irma Response

A special communications section of the Colorado Air National Guard is staging in Mississippi to assist civilian authorities in areas impacted by Hurricane Irma.

Sept. 10, 2017

Army Assets Ready to Respond to Hurricane Irma

More than 7,400 soldiers and Army civilians are assisting or prepared to support federal, state, local and territory agencies during Hurricane Irma relief operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the continental United States.

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

As Irma Looms, Some Guard Members Hopscotch From Storm to Storm

National Guardsmen across the country returned home earlier this week for a quick recovery and then redeployed to support the Caribbean areas hammered by Hurricane Harvey and the southeastern U.S. menaced by Hurricane Irma.

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. 8, 2017

DoD Responding to ‘Catastrophic’ Destruction in Caribbean

The Defense Department is responding to "catastrophic" levels of destruction throughout the Leeward Islands, including the islands of St. Thomas and St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a DoD spokesman said.

Sept. 8, 2017

Northcom Supporting Hurricane Irma Response

U.S. Northern Command is providing urban search and rescue capabilities to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico while the Defense Department is preparing to support states that may be impacted by Hurricane Irma.

Sept. 8, 2017

Military Logisticians Prepare for Hurricane Irma

In anticipation of Hurricane Irma's arrival, and while communities began stocking up on food and water, Florida’s Army and Air National Guard were already activating military personnel.

Sept. 8, 2017

DoD Aids Preparation, Response Efforts for Hurricane Irma

The Defense Department is engaged with federal, state, territorial and international mission partners and is postured to respond to requests for assistance to territories and states affected by Hurricane Irma.

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