30 Sep '17, 11pm

Today's Defense News: DoD Accelerates Hurricane Relief, Response Efforts in Puerto Rico

DoD Accelerates Hurricane Relief, Response Efforts in Puerto Rico Department of Defense News WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2017 — The Defense Department is accelerating relief operations and the deployment of additional response capacity to Puerto Rico to meet the Federal Emergency Management Agency 's need for a comprehensive commodities distribution network able to reach isolated communities and provide sustained medical support for the island’s residents, Army Lt. Col. Jamie Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said in a statement this morning. Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, who’s in command of the DoD response effort in Puerto Rico, is working with FEMA and service components to get distribution priorities right, Davis said. Buchanan, assisted by his deputy, Army Brig. Gen. Richard C. Kim, assessed that the planned force flow will build the capacity necessary to support Hurricane ...

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DoD Boosts Personnel Aiding Hurricane Relief Ef...

defense.gov 01 Oct '17, 4pm

The number of DoD personnel deployed to help their fellow citizens in Puerto Rico jumped from around 4,600 to around 6,400...

DoD Boosts Personnel Aiding Hurricane Relief Ef...

defense.gov 01 Oct '17, 4pm

The number of DoD personnel deployed to help their fellow citizens in Puerto Rico jumped from around 4,600 to around 6,400...

Response to Puerto Rico pales next to Haiti act...

stripes.com 01 Oct '17, 12am

After an earthquake shattered Haiti's capital on Jan. 12, 2010, the U.S. military mobilized as if it were going to war. Be...

DoD Continues to Provide More Response Capacity to Puerto Rico

DoD Continues to Provide More Response Capacity...

defense.gov 01 Oct '17, 6pm

The Defense Department continues to deploy more response capacity to Puerto Rico to support the Federal Emergency Manageme...

DoD Provides Update on Hurricane Relief Efforts

DoD Provides Update on Hurricane Relief Efforts

defense.gov 28 Sep '17, 5pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2017 — The Defense Department continues ongoing relief operations in Puerto Rico and is leaning forw...

DoD, Partner Agencies Support Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands Hurricane Relief Efforts

DoD, Partner Agencies Support Puerto Rico, Virg...

defense.gov 26 Sep '17, 7pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2017 — The Defense Department and partner agencies are supporting ongoing assessment and response op...

Three-star general tapped to lead hurricane res...

stripes.com 29 Sep '17, 2pm

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Thursday deployed a battle-tested general to coordinate military response operations in Hurri...

Army, DOD support Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico hurricane relief efforts

Army, DOD support Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico h...

army.mil 27 Sep '17, 5pm

WASHINGTON -- The Army, Defense Department and partner agencies are supporting ongoing assessment and response operations ...

DoD Officials Provide Update on Hurricane Relief Efforts

DoD Officials Provide Update on Hurricane Relie...

defense.gov 27 Sep '17, 3pm

In Puerto Rico, enhanced communications and completed assessments are providing a clearer picture of the extent of the sto...

Three-star general tapped to lead hurricane res...

stripes.com 28 Sep '17, 10pm

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Thursday deployed a battle-tested general to coordinate military response operations in Hurri...

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defense.gov 30 Sep '17, 4pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2017 — Puerto Rico’s governor said the commonwealth and federal team combating Hurricane Maria ’s de...

Over 11,000 DoD Personnel Aid Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

Over 11,000 DoD Personnel Aid Puerto Rico Hurri...

defense.gov 05 Oct '17, 4pm

“Right now it has about 64 patients,” he added, and has received an assignment based on an assessment completed yesterday ...