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SECDEF visits NORAD, U.S. Northern Command November 17, 2017 — Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis visited Headquarters North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command Nov. 16 to discuss the topics of homeland defense, ballistic missile defense and MORE

DoD, Partner Agencies Support Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands Hurricane Relief Efforts September 26, 2017 — The Defense Department and partner agencies are supporting ongoing assessment and response operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, Pentagon spokesman Army Lt. Col. Jamie Davis said. MORE

DoD Continues Round-the-Clock Support Following Hurricanes in Caribbean September 25, 2017 — The federal government's priority is continuing to provide lifesaving and life-sustaining resources to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of recent hurricanes in the Caribbean Sea, a Pentagon spokesman said. MORE

JBSA-Lackland Kelly Field stands up ISB to support FEMA’s Hurricane Maria relief efforts September 22, 2017 — The Federal Emergency Management Agency stood up an Incident Support Base at JBSA-Kelly Field to aid Hurricane Maria relief efforts with support from the 502nd Air Base Wing Sept. 21. MORE

National Guard Plans Relief Efforts as Hurricane Maria Slams Puerto Rico September 20, 2017 — As Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm, National Guard troops and members of federal agencies throughout the Caribbean region were making disaster relief preparations. MORE

DLA Energy continues support for FEMA Hurricane Irma relief September 15, 2017 — Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Task Force Americas relocated from Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia to Camp Blanding Joint Training Center in Starke, Florida to support Federal Emergency Management Agency relief operations there, Sept. 14. MORE

DoD Provides Update on Hurricane Irma Response Efforts September 11, 2017 — Naval, air and ground assets from the Defense Department are ready to initiate response operations in Florida and will continue Hurricane Irma response operations throughout the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico region, a DoD spokesman said. MORE

DoD Moves Troops, Search-Rescue Units, Aircraft, Vehicles to Texas August 28, 2017 — The Defense Department is prepositioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near the worst of the flooding in southeastern Texas in MORE

High Rollers deploy for first MAFFS activation July 27, 2017 — More than a year after being named the newest military C-130 unit equipped with the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System, the 152nd Airlift Wing flew its first firefighting operation Saturday at the MORE

Vice President visits front range June 24, 2017 — Vice President Michael Pence made history by being the first vice president to send a payload command to a Global Positioning System satellite, Friday, June 23, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. MORE

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