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Sept. 8, 2017

Military Logisticians Prepare for Hurricane Irma

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — In anticipation of Hurricane Irma's arrival, and while communities began stocking up on food and water, Florida’s Army and Air National Guard were already activating military personnel.

Sept. 8, 2017

Former military equipment aids hurricane relief efforts

Boats and vehicles that once supported U.S. armed forces personnel are now giving aid to those responding to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Sept. 8, 2017

DoD Aids Preparation, Response Efforts for Hurricane Irma

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department is engaged with federal, state, territorial and international mission partners and is postured to respond to requests for assistance to territories and states affected by Hurricane Irma.

Sept. 7, 2017

Northcom Begins Support for Hurricane Irma

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The first Navy ship arrived in the U.S. Virgin Islands, providing medium and heavy lift helicopters to transport people and supplies, as U.S. Northern Command began its support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hurricane Irma response.

Sept. 7, 2017

Florida Guard officer explains nuts and bolts of recovery missions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Labor Day in anticipation of Hurricane Irma's pending arrival, and while communities began stocking up on food and water, Florida’s Army and Air National Guard were already activating military personnel.

Sept. 6, 2017

Maxwell, federal agencies prepare for Hurricane Irma

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — As Hurricane Irma races across the ocean, hundreds of tractor trailers carrying relief supplies are racing to Maxwell to preposition for further disbursement.