"Just as NY stood shoulder to shoulder with Texas and Louisiana during Hurricane Harvey, we stand ready to provide any support and assistance we can for our neighbors in need". However, in reference to some of the questions above, we can only speak to about the Texas National Guard. It has since been downgraded to a tropical storm and moved into Georgia.
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has authorized members of the Indiana National Guard to head for Florida to help in recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma passes over the sunshine state.
"We're ready", said Coast Guard Rear Adm. Peter Brown, commander of the Coast Guard's 7th District that has the main responsibility for Irma response.
Durham, who said had purchased a "big poof flowy princess gown" for the planned ceremony, said she was still unsure of how their out-of-town guests will react when they find out that they missed the wedding.
Wisconsin National Guard troops have helped in other states during calamities, including several hundred deployed to Louisiana for Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
The State IMT is a state resource created to assist emergency managers in ensuring a prompt, efficient and organized response to complex, multi-operational disasters.
More than 450,000 National Guard airmen and soldiers from across the nation are available to support domestic response efforts.
- The Army also has active-duty officers assigned with Federal Emergency Management Agency Regions II, IV, and V Headquarters to provide expert military advice on storm response efforts.
"We were thankful that there were no injuries reported (from Key West NAS )", he said.
Among Wisconsin Guard units heading to Florida is the entire 32nd "Red Arrow" Infantry Brigade Combat Team, the largest unit in Wisconsin with soldiers across the state.
On Saturday, a C-130 cargo plane was deployed from the Albany-area 109th Airlift Wing with medical supplies to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands.