07 Sep '17, 9pm

As #HurricaneIrma approaches Cuba, #NationalGuard troops stationed at Guantanamo Bay prepare:

As #HurricaneIrma approaches Cuba, #NationalGuard troops stationed at Guantanamo Bay prepare:

ARLINGTON, VA. – As Hurricane Irma makes its approach to Cuba, National Guard Soldiers stationed at Guantanamo Bay appear to be hunkering down for the Category 5 storm. Soldiers of the Kansas National Guard's 35th Military Police Company posted a message on their Facebook page to let family and friends know they are safe and well, despite being in Irma's path "Right now, the current trajectory of Hurricane Irma has her passing to our north. This trajectory will keep the worst of the storm surge away from our island, but still keep us in the outer rings," said Capt. Nicky Inskeep, company commander. "We are expecting tropical storm level winds that should not exceed 50 mph. Of course, we will be monitoring for flooding and associated power outages." In preparation for the storm, Soldiers were told to move all items away from windows, secure all loose items around buildings,...

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