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New York National Guard launches citizens' emergency training program

New York National Guard launches citizens' emergency training program

New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are on the front lines of New York's program to help citizens prepare for emergencies.more

Logistics experts, movement team join typhoon relief efforts

Logistics experts, movement team join typhoon relief efforts

Approximately 30 Soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command departed for the Philippines, Nov. 17, 2013, to assist in Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda relief efforts.more

Rapid response team prepared to assist during disasters

Rapid response team prepared to assist during disasters

Nations in the Pacific region deal with changing weather patterns on a yearly basis. Some of these changes will funnel in heavy rains, hurricanes, tsunamis, and typhoons -- along with volcanic...more

$5.35 billion sufficient for Hurricane Sandy relief, USACE chief tells Congress

$5.35 billion sufficient for Hurricane Sandy relief, USACE chief tells Congress

The $5.35 billion authorized for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects to mitigate damage caused by Hurricane Sandy is enough to reduce future risk, the Army's chief of Engineers told Congress.more

Corps of Engineers still restoring beaches hit by Sandy

Corps of Engineers still restoring beaches hit by Sandy

Hurricane Sandy damaged beaches across the northeast a year ago and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is still working to replace sand and complete risk-reduction projects.more

Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts pass year milestone

Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts pass year milestone

One year ago, Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy stormed ashore in Brigantine, N.J.more

USACE to place more than 26 million cubic yards of sand to restore Sandy-damaged projects

USACE to place more than 26 million cubic yards of sand to restore Sandy-damaged projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of placing more than 26 million cubic yards of sand along the coastline throughout the northeastern United States to repair and restore coastal...more

'Above-normal' hurricane season arrives, requires preparation

'Above-normal' hurricane season arrives, requires preparation

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Prediction Center predicted an "above-normal" hurricane season for 2013. Military communities in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic...more

Corps of Engineers begins post-Sandy comprehensive study of North Atlantic coast

Corps of Engineers begins post-Sandy comprehensive study of North Atlantic coast

As directed by Congress with the passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriation Act of 2013, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers scientists and engineers launched a collaborative study, May 28, 2013, to...more

Guard prepares for hurricane season in Louisiana

Guard prepares for hurricane season in Louisiana

The Louisiana National Guard joined federal, state and local partner agencies in the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness disaster training exercise, at Fontainebleau...more

Corps still picking up after Hurricane Sandy

Corps still picking up after Hurricane Sandy

The Army Corps of Engineers is still involved in relief efforts following Hurricane Sandy, which slammed into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, Oct. 29, 2012.more

Machinists use ingenuity, experience to assist Soldiers in Hurricane Sandy aftermath

Machinists use ingenuity, experience to assist Soldiers in Hurricane Sandy aftermath

When 10th Mountain Division Soldiers (LI) assisting with hurricane recovery after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, Oct. 29, needed help producing parts to allow military fuel nozzles to be used...more

N.Y. Guard continues to provide post-Hurricane Sandy help

N.Y. Guard continues to provide post-Hurricane Sandy help

Hurricane Sandy is two months over, but as 2013 opens the New York Army National Guard is still engaged in providing assistance to New Yorkers in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island who were...more

Corps of Engineers team takes care of its own during Hurricane Sandy recovery

Corps of Engineers team takes care of its own during Hurricane Sandy recovery

Nearly nine weeks after Hurricane Sandy slammed the greater New York City area, and caused billions of dollars in damage, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees continue supporting the city and...more

Army Corps of Engineers winds down power mission in Coney Island

Army Corps of Engineers winds down power mission in Coney Island

Three of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers power teams have deployed to New York City since Hurricane Sandy made landfall Oct. 29, 2012. Those teams have come from Pittsburgh, Tulsa, and, most...more

Corps of Engineers, National Guard efforts spotlighted 1 month after Hurricane Sandy

Corps of Engineers, National Guard efforts spotlighted 1 month after Hurricane Sandy

On the evening of Oct. 30, 2012, Hurricane Sandy made landfall along the New Jersey coast resulting in the most damaging disaster in state history. Since then, Federal funds obligated to assist the...more

DOD praises Army's Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts and urges authorization bill passage

DOD praises Army's Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts and urges authorization bill passage

The Defense Department continues its assistance with Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, Pentagon Press Secretary George E. Little said.more

Army Corps employs barges to move storm-damage debris out of NYC

Army Corps employs barges to move storm-damage debris out of NYC

Since its barging operations began Nov. 10, 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has moved an estimated 26,000 tons of debris out of New York City coastal neighborhoods devastated by last month's...more

Army Corps helps clear damaged trees in Queens following Sandy

Army Corps helps clear damaged trees in Queens following Sandy

At 6:30 a.m., on Thanksgiving Day, dozens of local and out-of-state tree-clearing crews began to trickle in with their bucket trucks and wood chippers to a parking lot near Alley Pond Park. The...more

Picatinny establishes task force for future emergencies in wake of Hurricane Sandy

Picatinny establishes task force for future emergencies in wake of Hurricane Sandy

Against the backdrop of the devastation from Hurricane Sandy, a task force has been established at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., to collect lessons learned so that the installation and its workforce can...more

Wiesbaden students raise money for hurricane victims

Wiesbaden students raise money for hurricane victims

Students at Aukamm Elementary School in Wiesbaden, Germany, laid quarters end to end throughout the school and raised $1,454 for victims of Hurricane Sandy, Nov. 16, 2012.more