30 Aug '17, 1pm

#NationalGuard prepares more troops for possible deployment to Harvey Response:

ARLINGTON, Va. - At a Pentagon Press Briefing today, an official announced the National Guard Bureau is working on plans which would provide an additional 20,000 to 30,000 Soldiers and Airmen in support of the ongoing Hurricane Harvey response efforts. Air Force Maj. Gen. James C. Witham, director, NGB Joint Operations Directorate, indicated the response and recovery operations could last for weeks or months and that additional troops will be needed to relieve National Guard forces who are currently engaged in the response effort. "I would like to emphasize that our response to this hurricane has been different to anything we've experienced before, and we expect it to be much longer in the response phase in terms of what we would normally see with a hurricane," said Witham. Witham said Air Force General Joseph Lengyel, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, has instructed his...

Full article: http://www.nationalguard.mil/News/Article/1294250/nationa...

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