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New Mexico National Guard transports citizens during blizzard

New Mexico National Guard transports citizens during blizzard

One of the missions currently being performed by members of the New Mexico National Guard is the transportation of Roswell, New Mexico, citizens in need of dialysis treatments.more

North Carolina National Guard engineers aid South Carolina residents

North Carolina National Guard engineers aid South Carolina residents

Just a week after historic rainfall caused severe flooding in South Carolina, devastating lives, cities, and infrastructure, the examples witnessed across the state and in Eastover, Oct. 13, are...more

National Guard units in South Carolina deal with flood aftermath

National Guard units in South Carolina deal with flood aftermath

National Guard Soldiers and airmen in South Carolina continue to battle the ravages of historic flooding from Hurricane Joaquin.more

More than 1,300 Guard members respond to flooding throughout East Coast

More than 1,300 Guard members respond to flooding throughout East Coast

At least 1,300 members of the South Carolina National Guard were on duty Monday to assist local governments in the wake of the historic flooding that has caused several deaths in the rain-battered...more

Army Corps of Engineers pledges on-going help for wildfire victims

Army Corps of Engineers pledges on-going help for wildfire victims

With thousands of people forced from their homes by wildfires in three Northern California counties, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has pledged to continue to provide available space to...more

Task Force First Round changes focus

Task Force First Round changes focus

For the past two weeks, Soldiers from Task Force First Round out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, have been conducting firefighting suppression operations in Northeastern Washington, and...more

Multinational Kosovo Force fights more fires in mountains

Multinational Kosovo Force fights more fires in mountains

Multinational Kosovo Force emergency response teams were activated to respond to continuing forest fire threats, Sept. 5, in the mountains outside Dragash in southern Kosovo.more

Army Corps of Engineers projects prevent $13.3 billion in flood damages

Army Corps of Engineers projects prevent $13.3 billion in flood damages

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood risk reduction projects in the south central and southwestern United States prevented an estimated $13.3 billion in damages to local communities and...more

Leaders discuss emergency preparedness during exercise

Leaders discuss emergency preparedness during exercise

The sixth annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise & Exchange, or DREE, between U.S. Army Pacific, or USARPAC, and the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division, or AFD, kicked off in Dhaka...more

Guard, agency conduct major earthquake exercise

Guard, agency conduct major earthquake exercise

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency, along with representatives from other state agencies, National Guard Bureau, U.S. Northern Command, and the Polish Armed Forces participated in an...more

Guard reflects on massive response to Katrina

Guard reflects on massive response to Katrina

The immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina triggered what many officials say was the largest rescue and relief effort by the National Guard in response to a natural disaster.more

National Guard continue response as western wildfires increase

National Guard continue response as western wildfires increase

More than 2,000 National Guard members are assisting state and local authorities in battling wildfires across five states in the western United States, more than double the number of Guard members...more

Soldiers battle Washington wildfires

Soldiers battle Washington wildfires

With the Tower Wildfire burning more than 10,000 acres of forest in Northeastern Washington over the last week, the Soldiers of Task Force First Round cannot get to the front lines quick enough...more

Engineers take protecting New Orleans personally

Engineers take protecting New Orleans personally

Throughout the last 10 years, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel have dedicated their lives to rebuilding the storm and hurricane protection system in New Orleans, Col. Richard Hansen said.more

US to build day care centers for disabled Serbian youth

US to build day care centers for disabled Serbian youth

As the father of an autistic adult son, Jovica Vukmirovic understands how to care for children with disabilities.more

Engineer team inspects damaged Georgian city

Engineer team inspects damaged Georgian city

A team of U.S. Army engineers and local emergency-management experts recently assessed damage from severe flooding in Tbilisi, Georgia, which claimed the lives of 20 people and killed more than 300...more

Guard battles fires throughout Alaska

Guard battles fires throughout Alaska

Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and aircrews, from the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, have been dropping hundreds of buckets of water on fires throughout the state...more

Alaska Army National Guard Black Hawk crews help fight Alaska fires

Alaska Army National Guard Black Hawk crews help fight Alaska fires

Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and aircrews, from the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, or 1-207th AVN, continue to conduct water bucket drops in support of recent...more

Officials urge public to plan ahead for hurricanes

Officials urge public to plan ahead for hurricanes

Forecasters in Hawaii are predicting a continuation of El Nino weather conditions through the autumn of 2015 and into the beginning of 2016 -- and they are warning that this could have an impact on...more

System accounts for, helps Soldiers, families

System accounts for, helps Soldiers, families

In the immediate aftermath of a natural or manmade disaster, chaos reigns, and oftentimes Soldiers, Family members and civilian employees get caught up in the maelstrom.more

U.S. Corps of Engineers on schedule for Hurricane Sandy fixes

U.S. Corps of Engineers on schedule for Hurricane Sandy fixes

The Army's chief of engineers said that the Hurricane Sandy operations and maintenance program is more than 70 percent finished and on schedule to be completed by the end of 2016.more