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  • Airmen Deliver Food, Water to Inland Puerto Rico

    About two dozen Puerto Rico Air National Guard airmen used what was the first or second day off most of them have had since Hurricane Maria hit the island some three weeks ago to team up with other volunteers to deliver food and water to as many as 1,000 people in the island's mountainous interior.
  • Dover Airmen lifeline to hurricane survivors

    Dover Air Force Base Airmen have a proud history of delivering help in dire situations all across the world. No matter the circumstance, these men and women can be on site in a short amount of time providing hope for those in need. The 3rd Airlift Squadron from the 436th Airlift Wing supported relief efforts for Katrina and Haiti and the squadron continues this tradition with the C-17 Globemaster III by transporting essential recovery supplies to the survivors of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
  • Top Air Force leaders visit Florida Reserve Airmen to say thanks for hurricane relief efforts

    When the CEO sends top management to visit workers, it’s either because they did something very wrong, or they did something very right. On Sept. 20, 2017, top Air Force leadership visited the Airmen of the 920th Rescue Wing to thank them for their Herculean efforts over the past few weeks providing hurricane relief. On Sept. 20, 2017, the
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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