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  • 601st AOC's AMD provides critical link during hurricane relief

    In the throes of a hurricane, emerging requirements for military air assets throughout the affected area can create a chaotic web of demand signals with varying levels of priority.  When those demands require the use of U.S. Transportation Command or Air National Guard assets, it is the job of the Air Mobility Division in the 601st Air Operations
  • Deployed sergeant reenlists Sept. 11 in front of 9-11 Memorial

    During her deployment to the 601st Air Operations Center here in support of contingency operations for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Master Sgt. Jamie Jo Walker, U.S. Air Force Space Command training manager, took time to reenlist in front of the 9- 11 Memorial on the grounds of the 601st AOC and did it Sept. 11.
  • 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.
  • 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