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.
Kentucky Air Guard Deploys Aircraft, Airmen for Hurricane Relief Operations
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —
Two C-130 Hercules aircraft and 14 more airmen deployed from the Kentucky Air National Guard base in Louisville to fly humanitarian aid and airlift evacuation missions in Texas following unprecedented flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.
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.