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Special Report: Hurricane Irma

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 5, 2017) A GOES satellite image showing Hurricane Irma in the Atlantic Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Hurricane Irma made landfall as a Category 4 storm in the Florida Keys Sept. 10, and made landfall a second time on Marco Island on the state’s Gulf Coast. The Defense Department had troops and equipment positioned to respond, while continuing to assist authorities in the U.S. Virgin Islands and …

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Hurricane Harvey Safety

Hurricane Harvey Satellite image

As Hurricane Harvey reaches the Gulf coast, we want to make sure all coastal Navy personnel and their family members know what to do before, during and after the storm. If you aren’t in the storm’s path, it’s a good time to make sure you’re prepared for emergencies with tips …

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Summary of Navy Support for Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts, Nov. 6, 2012

The following is an update on the U.S. Navy’s current and ongoing support of FEMA and National and local authority relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Current Operational Summary (last 24 hours): Sandy Hook Coast Guard Station – Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit-202 conducted debris clearing and repairs. – Underwater Construction Team 1 (UCT-1) …

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Oct. 31st – Hurricane Sandy Update

By Rear Adm. John Kirby, Chief of Information There have been a number of media reports today discussing the Navy’s role in providing support to those affected by Hurricane Sandy.  I wanted to take a minute to clean things up a bit. Right now, the only official tasking the Navy …

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