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.
Sept. 6, 2017
Singaporean Air Force Supports Hurricane Relief in Texas
CAMP MABRY, Texas —
Thirty-four members of the Singaporean air force used CH-47 Chinook helicopters to resupply Joint Task Force Harvey personnel with food and water in coordination with the Texas Army National Guard’s 372nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion.
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
Northcom Chief Relays Mattis Message: 'Texas Gets Everything They Need'
The commander of U.S. Northern Command offered the military's resources to the people of Texas as well as the thoughts and prayers of defense leaders during an update on Hurricane Harvey.