29 Aug '17, 1pm

Other states sending personnel & vehicles to assist @TXMilitary respond to #Harvey:

Other states sending personnel & vehicles to assist @TXMilitary respond to #Harvey:

ARLINGTON, Va. - One day after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called up the entire 12,000-member Texas National Guard to assist civilian authorities with the epic flooding resulting from Hurricane Harvey, several other state Guard units are in the hard-hit areas to offer manpower, equipment and support. "This will be a big undertaking," said Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, the chief of the National Guard Bureau. Lengyel, quoted in the Houston Chronicle, noted that before it ends, Guard troops from "dozens of other states" could be involved, in an area stretching from Corpus Christi to Houston and areas inland that have been hit by disastrous flooding. As of Tuesday, the tally of National Guard representation from other states included: Alaska – About 13 Airmen with the 176th Rescue Wing California – About 90 Airmen with the 129th Rescue Wing Connecticut – One C-130 plane with eight...

Full article: http://www.nationalguard.mil/News/Article/1293202/other-s...

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