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Sept. 7, 2017

Northcom Begins Support for Hurricane Irma

The first Navy ship arrived in the U.S. Virgin Islands, providing medium and heavy lift helicopters to transport people and supplies, as U.S. Northern Command began its support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hurricane Irma response.

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. 6, 2017

National Guardsmen Ready for Action as Hurricane Irma Slams Caribbean

Air and Army Guardsmen stand ready to face Hurricane Irma, a monster Category 5 storm with wind speeds up to 185 mph as it advances toward the Dominican Republic, Haiti and the Bahamas.

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.

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