Nov. 2, 2017
Partnership Enables Sealift Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. —
In the hours following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster III transport jets responded, delivering more than 1,700 tons of aid, supplies and medical teams to affected areas.
Nov. 1, 2017
Officials Detail DoD Support During Unprecedented Hurricane Season
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria put tremendous strain on all levels of government, and service members stepped up to save lives, restore critical services and help those affected transition to recovery, a Defense Department official said.
Oct. 20, 2017
Power Restoration In Puerto Rico Could Take Up to a Year, Corps Chief Says
The Army Corps of Engineers is installing up to 500 temporary generators until Puerto Rico’s deteriorating power grid can be made operational again, but long-term total power restoration could take nearly a year, the Corps’ chief of engineers said.