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Sept. 3, 2017

Soldiers Take Pride as Hurricane Harvey Response Continues

The Army has deployed more than 700 wheeled vehicles, more than 90 helicopters and more than 16,000 uniforms to aid in recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey.

Sept. 2, 2017

Hybrid Team Rescues Man From Hurricane Harvey Flooding

A team of National Guardsmen, Coast Guardsmen, swift-water rescue technicians and volunteers worked together in Orange, Texas, to rescue a resident during severe flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Sept. 1, 2017

Hawaii National Guard Hazmat Specialists Sharpen Skills

Hazmat specialists from the Hawaii National Guard’s 93rd Civil Support Team, brought their unique capabilities to participate in Kauai County Exercise 2017, Aug. 28-30.

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.

Sept. 1, 2017

Massachusetts Air Guard Imagery Analysts Support Hurricane Recovery Efforts

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

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.

Aug. 28, 2017

Face of Defense: Son of Fallen Guardsman Enlists on Parents' Anniversary

In front of friends and family, Pvt. Paul David Kelly, 19, raised his right hand and enlisted into the Virginia Army National Guard, twenty years after his parents married and 10 years after losing his father in Iraq. Both of his parents served in the military and following in their footsteps was always one of his goals, Kelly said.

Aug. 14, 2017

Army, FEMA Prepare for Disaster Relief in Vigilant Guard Exercise

Soldiers and Defense Department employees with U.S. Army North's Task Force 51 participated in exercise Vigilant Guard 17-04, simulating possible catastrophic disasters to help local, state and federal agencies coordinate emergency relief efforts and response-and-recovery management.

Aug. 10, 2017

South Carolina National Guard Prepares for Solar Eclipse

For the South Carolina National Guard as well as the South Carolina Emergency Management Division, citizens' safety is the paramount concern as the state prepares for the Aug. 21, 2017, solar eclipse.

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