15 Sep '18, 12pm

NC National Guard Responds to Hurricane Florence with 2,800 Troops

NC National Guard Responds to Hurricane Florence with 2,800 Troops

North Carolina National Guard troops are working alongside first responders as Hurricane Florence makes its way inland. Officials said they know the worst is yet to come as the state prepares for more flooding and high winds. "We still have just over 2,800 National Guardsmen on state active duty," said Lt. Col. Matt DeVivo, a spokesman for the NCNG. That is the most troops ever activated ahead of a major storm. One-third of the troops are based east of Interstate 95. They are serving across the eastern part of the state, including New Bern, where they are assessing ongoing flooding, and Lumberton, where soldiers are helping to place sandbags. In another first for the state, a dual-status commander has been activated for the storm. Maj. Gen. James Ernst, the state's assistant adjutant general, is now reporting to both active-duty and National Guard commanders, officials sai...

Full article: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/09/15/nc-nationa...

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