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States sending 7K National Guardsmen to Florida

11 September 2017, 12:52 | Marta Robbins

National Guard deploys to Florida

Iowa Guard sending helicopters, soldiers to help Hurricane Irma victims in Florida

Other members of the task force have also traveled to Houston for Harvey relief efforts. They packed up two U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters with medical supplies and equipment to take on the trip.

- Army National Guard soldiers from Florida, South Carolina, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are now on State Active Duty status and are either responding, or prepared to respond to each governor's priorities.

By tomorrow morning, Irma is predicted to make a direct land fall on southern Florida as a Category 4 storm, making it the state's strongest hurricane strike since Charley in 2004, according to the Weather Channel.

The National Guard sought volunteers for the Florida mission so that soldiers now enrolled in college would not have to disrupt their education, Bartman said.

More than 2,500 Wisconsin National Guard troops were called to state active duty to assist the people of Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

More than 100 members and 40 of its heavy trucks convoyed down Interstate 95. "Our company motto is 'You call, we haul, ' so we're prepared and ready, and we're excited to have this mission".

OR defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt wants big plays limited against Nebraska
He was injured against NU on September 17, missed a game and then battled to stay healthy the remainder of the season. Freeman, the 6-foot, 238-pound back, certainly made his first two years in Eugene feel long for opposing defenses.

The wing deployed some 130 Airmen, along with three HH-60 Pavehawk rescue helicopters and the two HC-130 Search and Rescue aircraft as part of the Hurricane Irma response on September 7.

One of the National Guard's important roles was using vehicles to pump out flooded neighborhoods after Matthew.

There are now 1,100 airmen in the wing.

A public affairs team of both Vermont Army and Air National Guardsmen will be serving at Camp Mabry during their mission.

The ships were deployed late last month with hundreds of Marines and sailors aboard to respond to Hurricane Harvey in Texas, but could instead be sent to Florida.



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