29 Aug '17, 8pm

About 400 soldiers and 100 vehicles from Fort Hood deploy for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Fort Hood is sending 100 light medium tactical and support vehicles about 200 miles south to assist with hurricane relief efforts in southeast Texas. Approximately 400 soldiers from eight units will be traveling with the vehicles to Houston, Fort Hood spokesman Tyler Broadway told Army Times on Tuesday. The units include: the 1st Cavalry Division, 36th Engineer Brigade, 48th Chemical Brigade, 85th Civil Affairs Brigade, 89th Military Police Brigade, 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, 11th Signal Brigade and 1st Medical Brigade, he said. All of the units are under the 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command. Fort Hood had been designated a Federal Emergency Management Agency Incident Support Base after the storm hit. Entire Texas National Guard activated in wake of Hurricane Harvey National Guard units from Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, New York and Oklahoma are...

Full article: http://www.armytimes.com/news/2017/08/29/fort-hood-deploy...

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