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2008

Sept. 13, 2008

Forces ready to respond to aftermath of Hurricane Ike

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – As Hurricane Ike made landfall in southeast Texas, U.S. Army Northern Command moved their operating headquarters from the base known as the “Home of Army Medicine” to Camp

Sept. 13, 2008

Task Force Ike rolls out for hurricane support

KELLY AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – In the aftermath of Hurricane Ike, Task Force Ike is sending personnel and supplies from Kelly Air Force Base to aid in disaster relief throughout the hurricane-affected

Sept. 13, 2008

U.S. Northern Command provides additional support in wake of Hurricane Ike

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command is coordinating Department of Defense support to FEMA, state and local response in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike’s landfall in Texas.The

Sept. 13, 2008

Rescue personnel fly first flights from Randolph

RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AFPN)  -- Three HH-60 Pave Hawks and aircrews belonging to the 331st Air Expeditionary Group took off from here earlier the afternoon of Sept. 13 carrying search and

Sept. 13, 2008

23rd Wing deploys rescue forces for Hurricane Ike response

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AFPN)  -- As Hurricane Ike approached the Texas coast, the 23rd Wing began moving units on Sept. 11 to pre-stage for rapid rescue relief operations. The 23rd Wing is the

Sept. 12, 2008

ACCE team leaves for Hurricane Ike support

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Only days after the team returned from Louisiana following Hurricane Gustav, the Air Forces Northern Air Component Coordination Element left here Sept. 10 for San

Sept. 12, 2008

Hurlburt to Assist with Freighter Rescue

Hurlburt Field, Fla. –  The 1st Special Operations Wing here launched two CV-22 Ospreys, an MC-130P Combat Shadow and an MH-53 Pave Low helicopter today to prepare for a possible rescue of 22 people

Sept. 12, 2008

Joint ops plan driving hurricane mobility response

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- As Hurricane Ike marches across the Gulf of Mexico, military and civilian disaster response forces continue to coordinate requests for mobility support outlined in a

Sept. 12, 2008

Weather forecasts protect Air Force, Americans

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – With Hurricane Ike taking aim at the east coast of Texas and its path still unpredictable, forecasters with the 601st  AOC CONR Weather Support Team continue working

Sept. 12, 2008

Contingency Response Wing supports Hurricane Ike evacuation efforts

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Nearly 50 members of the Air Force's 615th Contingency Response Wing located here are currently in Texas providing support for impending Hurricane Ike.The wing began