|SOP newswire3||Service Members Continue Helping Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria - A year ago today, Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico, causing significant damage and devastation throughout the country. After the storm, more than 11,000 airmen, soldiers, sailors and Marines from units around the United States mobilized to help the American territory. |
|SOP newswire3||N.C. Hurricane Relief Mission - Soldiers continue to help evacuate residents in flood-ravaged communities along North Carolina coastal plains six days after Hurricane Florence made landfall. |
|SOP newswire3||Kentucky Air Guard Deploys Search and Recovery Team Following Hurricane Florence - At the request of North Carolina public health officials and to augment the North Carolina Medical Examiner, the Kentucky Air National Guard 123rd Fatality Search and Recovery Team deployed 11 members to North Carolina yesterday in the wake of Hurricane Florence. |
|SOP newswire3||Northcom Commander: Response Framework Working Well in Florence Aftermath - The National Response Framework is operating as designed as the Carolinas face the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, the commander of U.S. Northern Command said in Raleigh, North Carolina, today. |
|SOP newswire3||National Guard Answers the Call for Hurricane Florence - National Guard members have flowed in from at least 28 states to help North and South Carolina units support civil authorities following Hurricane Florence. |
|SOP newswire3||Northern Command Actively Supporting FEMA Hurricane Efforts - U.S. Northern Command, the National Guard and military services are actively supporting Federal Emergency Management Agency along with state and local responders in the wake of Hurricane Florence landfall.
|SOP newswire3||Northern Command Provides DoD Hurricane Support Update - U.S. Northern Command provided an update last night as to the Defense Department support to Federal Emergency Management Agency along with state and local responders in the wake of Hurricane Florence landfall.
|SOP newswire3||Oklahoma Guard Aviators Deploy to Aid Hurricane Florence Relief Effort - Soldiers from the Oklahoma Army National Guard departed yesterday from Muldrow Army Heliport here to provide search-and-recovery capabilities for East Coast citizens impacted by Hurricane Florence. |
|SOP newswire3||West Virginia Guard Prepares for Hurricane Florence Response - The West Virginia National Guard continues to ramp up efforts to prepare for the impact of Hurricane Florence on the Mountain State, while simultaneously lending support to neighboring National Guard units and federal agencies. |
|SOP newswire3||Hurricane Florence Illustrates Need to Prepare Health Care Packages - Hurricane Florence imminent arrival is a reminder for people to prepare for their health care needs during severe weather. |
|SOP newswire3||More than 7,000 Service Members Ready to Assist Hurricane Florence Victims - More than 7,000 service members -- National Guard and active duty -- are standing by ready to assist as Hurricane Florence hits the Carolina coast, DoD officials said here today. |
|SOP newswire3||Devastating Storms Like Hurricane Florence Unusual This Far North - In another manifestation of extreme weather conditions, hurricanes as strong as the Category 4 storm Florence - barreling towards the coast of the Carolinas in the United States - are rarely seen so far north, the United Nations weather agency (WMO) confirmed on Tuesday.|
|SOP newswire3||Airmen Monitor Florence, Provide Data to National Hurricane Center - The Air Force Reserve 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron based here is flying missions over the Atlantic Ocean this week to monitor Hurricane Florence. |
|SOP newswire3||Vice President, DoD Leaders Honor Pentagon 9/11 Sacrifices - The terrorists who attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, sought not just to take the lives of U.S. citizens and crumble buildings; they hoped to break Americas spirit, Vice President Mike Pence said at the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial observance here today. They failed, he said.|
|SOP newswire3||South Carolina Guard Prepares to Help During, After Hurricane Florence - As South Carolina residents and emergency responders prepare for Hurricane Florence, the South Carolina National Guard has mobilized about 1,600 soldiers and airmen to prepare, respond and participate in advance of the major hurricane projected to make landfall near the Carolinas. |
|SOP newswire3||National Guard Prepares for Hurricane Florence - The governors of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland declared a state of emergency yesterday as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast. The storm is forecast to make landfall along the Atlantic coast Sept. 13 as a major hurricane. |
|SOP newswire3||Southeastern States Prepare for Hurricane Florence - Emergency preparations have been underway over the weekend in Virginia and other southeastern states in advance of an anticipated strike this week by Hurricane Florence.
|SOP newswire3||Hurricane Lane Becomes Tropical Storm After Drenching Hawaiis Big Island - Hurricane Lane was a 130 mph wind speed, Category 4 storm when it hammered Hawaiis Big Island with three feet of rain Aug. 23, but today the once-mighty hurricane has been downgraded to a much-tamer tropical storm with 65 mph winds. |
|SOP newswire3||Army Engineers Deploy to Hawaii in Advance of Hurricane Lane - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has deployed a specially trained debris management team to Hawaii in preparation for anticipated response and recovery efforts for Hurricane Lane, currently a Category 4 storm heading toward the state. |
|SOP newswire3||Hawaii Braces as Hurricane Lane Threatens - The Hawaii National Guard and active-duty military personnel are standing by in case they are needed as Hurricane Lane approaches the island state, National Guard Bureau officials said here today. |
|SOP newswire3||Guardsmen Bring Combat Skills to Fighting Western Fires - Fighting wildfires is "like being in a combat zone, just we're not getting shot at," said Army Sgt. Julian Ross, one of the California National Guardsmen called up to battle the wildfires in his state.|
|SOP newswire3||Army Engineers to Battle Western Wildfires - Two hundred active-duty soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, will join firefighting lines as early as Aug. 13, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Robert Manning III told reporters today. |
|SOP newswire3||Washington State National Guard Musters for Wildfire Support - Nearly 150 Washington National Guardsmen have been activated to support wildland firefighting efforts in the state of Washington. |
|SOP newswire3||Human Rights Experts Denounce Trump's Attacks Against Media - The United Nations expert on free expression has condemned President Donald Trumps repeated attacks on the press, warning that the US leaders rhetoric is eroding public trust in the media and could spark violence against journalists. |
|SOP newswire3||National Security Agency, Cybercom Defend Against Election Meddling - Russia and other malign actors continue to try to subvert American elections, and the Department of Homeland Security, law enforcement agencies and the intelligence community are working together to prevent foreign interference in the mid-term elections, officials said at the White House this afternoon. |
|SOP newswire3||FBI Helps Marshall Center Counterterrorism Network Stop Future Attacks - For the past five years, Special Agents Tom and Jean OConnor, both with the FBIs Joint Terrorism Task Force in Washington, have shared their experiences collecting evidence at terrorism sites with international participants attending the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies held twice a year at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies here. |
|SOP newswire3||Migrant Children at US border Have Right to Protection and Be With Their Families - Separating children from their families is in no-ones best interest - the head of UN Childrens Fund UNICEF said on Tuesday - pointing to "heartbreaking" stories of infants who have been reportedly removed from their parents after entering the US from Mexico illegally. |
|SOP newswire3||Hawaii National Guard Engineers Build Shelters for Volcano Evacuees - Since June 7, engineers with the Hawaii Army National Guard have been constructing a community of emergency "micro-shelter" housing units here for residents displaced by the ongoing Kilauea eruption.
|SOP newswire3||Hawaii Guardsmen on Duty in Volcano Zone to Help Fellow Citizens -
Hawaii National Guard service members are on duty to keep their fellow citizens safe as the Kilauea volcano continues spewing lava.
|SOP newswire3||Commemorative Events Mark 74th Anniversary of D-Day -
On June 6, 1944, more than 156,000 troops began the largest multinational amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history.