Sept. 13, 2017
Soldiers Continue to Support Irma Response
The current Total Army response for Hurricane Irma includes more than 15,000 soldiers and Army Corps of Engineers civilians in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the continental United States.
Army Continues to Support Irma Response
More than 17,000 soldiers and Army civilians mobilized as part of the Total Army response to Hurricane Irma in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the continental United States, an Army spokesman said.
Sept. 12, 2017
Pentagon Provides Update on Hurricane Irma Relief Operations
The Defense Department has begun hurricane response operations in Florida as approximately 10,000 DoD personnel continue to support relief efforts in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
Wisconsin Guard, Other State Units, Contribute to Irma Response
MADISON, Wis. —
More than 2,500 Wisconsin National Guard troops joined citizen-soldiers from at least 7 other states to provide support for Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida.
Sept. 11, 2017
New York Guard Sends Helicopters, Aircrews to Florida for Irma Relief Tasks
LATHAM, N.Y. —
The National Guard’s response to Hurricane Irma continued as the New York Army National Guard sent soldiers and aircraft capable of moving supplies or personnel to Jacksonville, Fla.
Northcom Positions Military Assets to Support Irma Relief Missions
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. —
U.S. Northern Command is working through the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support authorities in Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to provide lifesaving and life-sustaining relief to those in affected areas.
Florida Air National Guard Staffs Special-Needs Shelter
STARKE, Fla. —
National Guardsmen have opened more than 35 shelters in Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, South Carolina and the U.S. Virgin Islands and more than 11,000 soldiers and airmen are responding to assist civilians and local authorities in those areas.
Almost 10K Total Army Personnel Engaged in Irma Response
The Total Army, which includes active duty, Reserve and Army National Guard personnel, remains involved in or prepared to support state, territory and other federal agencies as part of Hurricane Irma relief operations, an Army spokesman said.
Sept. 10, 2017
DoD Continues Hurricane Irma Response Operations
The Defense Department is well-postured for Hurricane Irma response operations in Florida and continues to assist in efforts throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean locations, a DoD spokesman said.
Colorado Air National Guard Sends Commo Unit for Irma Response
CENTENNIAL, Colo. —
A special communications section of the Colorado Air National Guard is staging in Mississippi to assist civilian authorities in areas impacted by Hurricane Irma.