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  • Harvey relief efforts are personal to Airman from Houston

    A 902nd Security Forces Squadron entry controller’s thoughts turned to his family as Hurricane Harvey prepared to unleash its fury on the city of Houston more than two weeks ago.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • DoD Responding to ‘Catastrophic’ Destruction in Caribbean

    The Defense Department is responding to "catastrophic" levels of destruction throughout the Leeward Islands, including the islands of St. Thomas and St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a DoD spokesman said.
  • Northcom Supporting Hurricane Irma Response

    U.S. Northern Command is providing urban search and rescue capabilities to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico while the Defense Department is preparing to support states that may be impacted by Hurricane Irma.
  • WADS remotely saves over 800 Hurricane Harvey victims

    The Western Air Defense Sector on Joint Base Lewis-McChord diligently worked with dozens of agencies and first responders in direct support of search and rescue operations in the Houston area following the wake of destruction left by Hurricane Harvey since Aug 30.
  • Florida Reserve wing relocates aircraft; stands ready to rescue in response to Irma

    After returning Sunday from flying weeklong relief efforts in Texas due to the effects of Hurricane Harvey, 920th Rescue Wing reservists have turned around and relocated its helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft September 7 , 2017 in response to Hurricane Irma’s projected path, and are pre-positioned for rescue efforts after the storm hits if they are
  • Helicopter crew recalls family-of-four Harvey relief mission

    Reserve Citizen Airman Staff Sgt. Gregg Forshaw, 308th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, and Senior Airman Davy Brinkmann, 301st Rescue Squadron special mission aviator, 920th Rescue Wing, were part of a six-person HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter crew that rescued 84 Hurricane Harvey victims Aug. 30, 2017 around Port Arthur, Texas after Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of the state.
  • AFNORTH wraps up Hurricane Harvey ops, looks East to Irma

    As Hurricane Harvey slammed into coastal Texas the last week of August, Houston and the surrounding area were pounded with unprecedented amounts of rain – experiencing 50 inches of rain in a matter of days. That is more than the annual average for the region.
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