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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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Military Officials Brief Reporters on Hurricane Relief
Sept. 22, 2017 | 29:04
Air Force Maj. Gen. Derek P. Rydholm, deputy to the chief of the Air Force Reserve, and Army Brig. Gen. Diana Holland, commander of the Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division, brief Pentagon reporters on the Defense Department's hurricane relief efforts, Sept. 22, 2017.

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