Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, Sept. 20, as a Category 4 storm with deadly flooding expected. The Defense Department had personnel and equipment already assisting authorities in the region that has seen two other powerful hurricanes, Irma and Jose, in recent weeks.
Northcom Providing Disaster Relief Following Hurricane Maria
U.S. Northern Command is fully engaged with federal, state and local mission partners as the command provides support to the response efforts for Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.
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U.S. Navy Sailors and assets are supporting federal, state and local authorities’ ongoing relief efforts …