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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.

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.

Sept. 10, 2017

Colorado Air National Guard Sends Commo Unit for Irma Response

A special communications section of the Colorado Air National Guard is staging in Mississippi to assist civilian authorities in areas impacted by Hurricane Irma.

Sept. 10, 2017

Army Assets Ready to Respond to Hurricane Irma

More than 7,400 soldiers and Army civilians are assisting or prepared to support federal, state, local and territory agencies during Hurricane Irma relief operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the continental United States.

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