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September, 2017

Sept. 26, 2017

DoD, Partner Agencies Support Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands Hurricane Relief Efforts

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.

Sept. 25, 2017

DoD Continues Round-the-Clock Support Following Hurricanes in Caribbean

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.

Sept. 22, 2017

JBSA-Lackland Kelly Field stands up ISB to support FEMA’s Hurricane Maria relief efforts

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.

Sept. 20, 2017

National Guard Plans Relief Efforts as Hurricane Maria Slams Puerto Rico

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.

Sept. 15, 2017

DLA Energy continues support for FEMA Hurricane Irma relief

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.

Sept. 11, 2017

DoD Provides Update on Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

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.