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Sept. 14, 2017

Marines Assist Irma Relief Efforts in Caribbean, Florida

Marines successfully evacuated 1,600 citizens stranded on Caribbean islands that took Irma’s full impact and delivered more than 52,000 pounds of supplies and equipment to Key West, Fla. during Hurricane Irma relief efforts.

Sept. 14, 2017

Florida Air Guardsmen Assist Elderly at Florida Shelters

Airmen from the Florida Air National Guard’s 125th Medical Group stepped in and helped many who found refuge in special-needs shelters following Hurricane Irma.

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.

Sept. 13, 2017

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.

Sept. 12, 2017

Wisconsin Guard, Other State Units, Contribute to Irma Response

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

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.

Sept. 11, 2017

Northcom Positions Military Assets to Support Irma Relief Missions

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.

Sept. 11, 2017

Florida Air National Guard Staffs Special-Needs Shelter

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.

Sept. 11, 2017

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.

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