The SITREP: DoD’s Irma Efforts Continue, Marine Reigns as Top Athlete & More

Teams with the Florida National Guard’s Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Emergency Response Force-Package and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission search a demolished sailboat left abandoned in Boot Key Harbor after Hurricane Irma. National Guard photo by David Sterphone

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, September 14, 2017.

  • More than 2,500 Wisconsin National Guard troops headed to Florida to assist the ongoing Hurricane Irma relief effort.
  • Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast dispatched the first of a 17 person Contingency Engineering Response Team to help in Irma relief.
  • Marine successfully defends his championship title at the Marine Corps third annual HITT Tactical Athlete Competition.
  • Barksdale Air Force Base welcomed more than 70 aircraft and nearly 200 personnel as a result of Irma as officials evacuated aircraft ahead of the storm.

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