04 Dec '17, 3am

National Guard wraps up busy hurricane season:

National Guard wraps up busy hurricane season:

ARLINGTON, Va. – Three back-to-back hurricanes that brought large-scale destruction to the Gulf Coast region, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands kept the National Guard busy during the 2017 hurricane season. Approximately 2,800 Guard members still play an active role in recovery efforts in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, more than two months after Hurricane Maria – the last of the back-to-back storms. "A lot of people need our help and I joined to serve," said Pfc. Roberto Rivera, a military police officer with the Puerto Rico Army National Guard's 480th Military Police Company. Like many residents of Puerto Rico, his house was destroyed by wind and torrential rain brought in from Maria. But as soon as the hurricane passed, he came to the aid of his fellow Puerto Ricans affected by the storm, said Rivera. "I just believe [other] people need more help than I do," he sai...

Full article: http://www.nationalguard.mil/News/Article/1384972/nationa...

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