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U.S. Northern Command is leading the Defense Department's disaster response and relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Maria, which made landfall on the U.S. territory Sept. 20. DoD continues to synchronize efforts with the Puerto Rico National Guard and FEMA. Troops and equipment already were assisting authorities in the region, which has seen two other powerful hurricanes, Irma and Jose, in recent weeks.

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Officials Brief Reporters on Hurricane Harvey
Sept. 1, 2017 | 25:58
Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson, commander of U.S. Northern Command, and Air Force Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, chief of the National Guard Bureau, provide an update on Hurricane Harvey from the Texas State Operations Center in Austin, Sept. 1, 2017.

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