04 Jan '18, 2pm

[email protected] stages nearly 100 troops to respond as snow falls:

.@VaNationalGuard stages nearly 100 troops to respond as snow falls:

SANDSTON, Va. - The Virginia National Guard has nearly 100 personnel staged and ready to assist with the state's multi-agency response to possible heavy snow that was expected to start Wednesday. The troops were staged at key locations in the Hampton Roads area. Expected missions include using Humvees and light/medium tactical trucks to provide transportation for first responders through deep snow as well as providing debris reduction teams with chain saws to help clear roads if needed. "I am proud of how quickly and safely our personnel were able to rapidly respond and position troops and equipment so they are ready to respond if needed," said Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the adjutant general of Virginia. "The capabilities we provide are an important part of the commonwealth's emergency response, and our partners at the state and local level count on us being there to a...

Full article: http://www.nationalguard.mil/News/Article/1408154/va-nati...

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