07 Sep '17, 9pm

All hands on deck as five @USNavy ships prepare Irma response

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy has tasked five warships to respond to Hurricane Irma-ravaged areas as the storm neared Cuba on its expected path toward Florida, defense officials said Thursday. The USS Wasp arrived Thursday in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where aircraft aboard the amphibious assault ship began assisting missions to evacuate critically injured patients from St. Thomas to St. Croix, according to a U.S. Northern Command statement. The Wasp has medium- and heavy-lift helicopters aboard to transport people and supplies. Meanwhile, the USS Kearsarge, another amphibious assault ship, and the USS Oak Hill, an amphibious dock landing ship, were en route Thursday to that area to assist after Irma, a Category 5 hurricane, devastated several Caribbean islands including St. Thomas, Barbuda, St. Martin and Saint Barthelemy, commonly known as St. Barts. Collectively, the three s...

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nationalguard.mil 07 Sep '17, 9pm

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