11 Oct '17, 2pm

#PuertoRico #ReliefEfforts continue with more than 13,000 #DoD personnel

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2017 — The Defense Department continues to respond to deadly hurricane damage in Puerto Rico, with 13,229 personnel now on the island and medical support operations ongoing aboard the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort near San Juan, Pentagon spokesman Army Lt. Col. Jamie Davis reported today. Sailors deliver supplies from an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter during relief efforts in Puerto Rico, Oct. 5, 2017. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Molina Hurricane Maria Sailors deliver supplies from an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter during relief efforts in Puerto Rico, Oct. 5, 2017. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Molina Download Image Image details page DoD response efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands continue to focus on temporarily restoring power; distributing power generators and food, water and fuel; and expanding the ...

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