Sept. 10, 2017
Army Assets Ready to Respond to Hurricane Irma
More than 7,400 soldiers and Army civilians are assisting or prepared to support federal, state, local and territory agencies during Hurricane Irma relief operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the continental United States.
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.
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. 4, 2017
Army Reserve Aviators Deliver Water to Hurricane Harvey Victims
CONROE, Texas —
U.S. Army Reserve aviators with the 1st Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment took on the mission of delivering donated bottled water to Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Marine Reservists Answer Nation's Call in Texas
HEMPSTEAD, Texas —
Marines have come together in the wake of Hurricane Harvey to conduct search and rescue missions and provide disaster relief to affected areas of Texas and Louisiana.
Sept. 3, 2017
Soldiers Take Pride as Hurricane Harvey Response Continues
KATY, Texas —
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
ORANGE, Texas —
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.