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July 21, 2020

US Army North Hosts Hurricane Rehearsal of Concept Drill

U.S. Army North, federal, state, tribal and territorial partners are ready to respond as we near peak hurricane season for the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.

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.

Oct. 6, 2016

DoD Assistance Team Arrives in Haiti for Post-Hurricane Support

U.S. military assistance is on the ground in Haiti to assist and support the tiny island nation with the impact felt from Hurricane Matthew, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters.

Oct. 6, 2016

More Guard members activated in South Carolina and Florida as Hurricane Matthew takes aim

As Hurricane Matthew barreled Thursday toward the southeastern United States, about 4,400 National Guard members were on the ground in South Carolina and Florida helping with preparations and plans for recovery.

Oct. 5, 2016

U.S. Army North Stands Ready in Event of Disasters, Attacks

Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commander of U.S. Army North, said he agrees with a previous commander’s statement that “if you weren’t paranoid when you came to this command, you certainly will be when you leave.” The command is charged with defending the homeland in the event of a natural disaster or an act of war.

Oct. 4, 2016

East Coast Military Bases Prepare for Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew is "a serious storm and … we do stand ready to provide support in the region as needed,” Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters during a Pentagon briefing.

Aug. 23, 2016

Hurricane Hunters to fly low-level investigation mission today

The Air Force Reserve 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters will fly an investigative mission out of St. Croix today into Invest 99-L in the Western Atlantic Ocean. During the mission the WC-130J crew members will fly the aircraft between 500 and 1500 feet above the surface of the ocean to collect data that will help the National Hurricane Center determine whether Invest 99-L has the potential to develop into a tropical system.