28 Apr '14, 8pm

The 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team from Arkansas responds after tornado. Visit to learn more

The 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team from Arkansas responds after tornado. Visit to learn more

VILONIA, Ark.- The response role for the Arkansas National Guard continued to expand Monday after a deadly tornado swept through the central Arkansas communities of Mayflower and Vilonia. News media reports said at least 18 people died in the fierce storms that swept the area. In addition to the 54 Soldiers called to state active duty overnight to assist local authorities with traffic control, search and rescue, and medical evacuation, an additional six Guard members were tasked early this morning to deliver several fresh water trailers to support the needs of local residents and the vast number of volunteers. The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management also passed a request from the Faulkner County Judge for the National Guard to provide a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter and crew to conduct low-level aerial search over the shore line of Lake Conway and through the wooded ...

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