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Oct. 19, 2017

Puerto Rican Engineers Depart Kuwait Following Hurricane Maria

Soldiers with the Puerto Rico Army National Guard’s 215th Engineer Company are on their way home after a transfer of authority ceremony conducted with the Army Reserve's 306th Engineer Company from Farmingdale, New York, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

Oct. 18, 2017

Kentucky Air Guardsmen Process 7.2 Million Pounds of Aid in Puerto Rico

Thirty-five members of the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group returned home after a three-week deployment to San Juan, Puerto Rico, where they processed more than 7.2 million pounds of humanitarian aid for recovery operations following Hurricane Maria.

Oct. 18, 2017

Guardsmen Provide Communication Support to Wildfire Evacuees

Airmen from the California National Guard continue to provide cellphone and internet support to people who fled their homes last week as wildfires raged through California's wine country.

Oct. 12, 2017

Guardsman Provides Health Care on the Ground and in the Air

Army Capt. Derek Derkacs was studying to be a registered dietitian, but after a a physician assistant took care of him in an emergency room -- stapling a cut in this head -- he knew he wanted to be a PA as well.

Oct. 5, 2017

Over 11,000 DoD Personnel Aid Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

Puerto Rico's governor said more than 11,000 Defense Department personnel now are in Puerto Rico, helping the U.S. territory recover from the wrath of Hurricane Maria in the areas of logistics, medical support and aviation.

Oct. 3, 2017

Food, Water, Fuel Still Priorities for Puerto Rico; 9K Military Now Helping Effort

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello briefed reporters on progress the unified collaboration of commonwealth and federal officials has made in delivering aid to the people of the island following Hurricane Maria.

Sept. 29, 2017

Military in Puerto Rico Will Stay Until 'All Needs Are Met,' DoD Liaison Says

Military forces of all components are working closely with civilian authorities and are focused on fully meeting the needs of the Puerto Rican people, the joint force land component commander on the island said.

Sept. 28, 2017

Service Members Work With Puerto Rican, Federal Agencies to Help Island Recover

The Puerto Rican government is working closely with federal agencies, including the Defense Department, to recover from Hurricane Maria, a spokesperson for Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said.

Sept. 28, 2017

Pennsylvania National Guard Joins Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

The Pennsylvania National Guard has sent 14 crew members and two CH-47 Chinooks to assist Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Sept. 28, 2017

DoD Provides Update on Hurricane Relief Efforts

The Defense Department continues to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency's objectives to assess hospital needs in Puerto Rico and establish an island-wide commodities distribution plan, a DoD spokesman said.

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