06 Sep '17, 9pm

Military preps for Hurricane Irma response as storm bears down on Puerto Rico:

Military preps for Hurricane Irma response as storm bears down on Puerto Rico:

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy evacuated some 5,000 servicemembers from its Key West air station Wednesday as National Guard troops in Hurricane Irma’s path prepared to respond to the massive storm threatening American territory in the Caribbean and the Florida mainland, according to defense officials. Nearly 14,000 National Guardsmen in Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico had been alerted by Wednesday morning to prepare to respond as Irma beared down on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, said Army Lt. Col. Jamie Davis, a Pentagon spokesman. Irma is one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean and boasts sustained winds of 185 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The National Hurricane Center described Irma as “life-threatening” and “potentially catastrophic” and urged people in its path to “rush” to prepare for impact. It had issued...

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