Oct. 2, 2017
Air National Guard Restores Air Traffic Control in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —
Air National Guard units from Puerto Rico, Illinois and Wisconsin teamed up to restore Federal Aviation Administration-managed air traffic control operations on Puerto Rico as part of response efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria's devastation on the island.
Sept. 29, 2017
DoD Continues Support in Hurricane-Ravaged Areas
The Defense Department is continuing relief operations in areas of the Caribbean Sea, including Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and on the island of Dominica, which were stricken by hurricanes in recent weeks, a Pentagon spokesman said.
Face of Defense: Airman Gives Back to Veterans
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. —
Air Force Senior Airman Javonte Lofton works as a hazardous material specialist with the Michigan Air National Guard’s 110th Logistics Readiness Squadron in Battle Creek, Mich., and he said it’s his duty to give back to the men and women who wore the uniform before him whenever the opportunity presents itself.
Sept. 27, 2017
Airmen Keep Hurricane Relief Supplies Flowing to the Caribbean
SAVANNAH, Ga. —
Air National Guard airmen with the 165th Air Terminal Operations Center at Savannah Air National Guard Base in Georgia were operating around the clock to send disaster relief to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Sept. 24, 2017
Utah Airmen Work to Restore Communications in Virgin Islands
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands —
Members of the Utah Air National Guard deployed to the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma to provide critical communications capabilities and continued the mission following Hurricane Maria.
Sept. 18, 2017
Tennessee Air Guard Imagery Analysis Supports Hurricane Relief Effort
NASHVILLE, Tenn. —
Members of the Tennessee Air National Guard's 118th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group based at Joint Base Berry Field in Nashville, Tenn., are supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency's relief efforts in response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Sept. 11, 2017
Oregon National Guardsmen Help Battle Wildfires
BROOKINGS, Ore. —
Nearly 600 Oregon National Guardsmen had volunteered to join the fight against wildfires across the state, working alongside local, state and federal agencies to battle one of the worst fire seasons in Oregon’s history.
Sept. 10, 2017
DoD Continues Hurricane Irma Response Operations
The Defense Department is well-postured for Hurricane Irma response operations in Florida and continues to assist in efforts throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean locations, a DoD spokesman said.
Sept. 9, 2017
DoD Continues Caribbean, Florida Hurricane Response Operations
The Defense Department continues its response to destruction throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean locales, while posturing forces to support the response to Hurricane Irma in Florida, a DoD spokesman said.
As Irma Looms, Some Guard Members Hopscotch From Storm to Storm
ARLINGTON, Va. —
National Guardsmen across the country returned home earlier this week for a quick recovery and then redeployed to support the Caribbean areas hammered by Hurricane Harvey and the southeastern U.S. menaced by Hurricane Irma.