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. 7, 2017
California Guard Heads Out to Fight Fires, Assist With Hurricane Irma
SACRAMENTO, Calif. —
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. 5, 2017
Guardsmen Head Toward Hurricane Irma as Texas Relief Efforts Continue
ARLINGTON, Va. —
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.
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.
Massachusetts Air Guard Imagery Analysts Support Hurricane Recovery Efforts
OTIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mass. —
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
ARLINGTON, Va. —
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.