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IRS provides disaster readiness guidance

IRS provides disaster readiness guidance

| May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The IRS reminds taxpayers who may be impacted by hurricanes and other natural disasters that now is a good time to begin preparing for one.

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Army engineers help emergency relief efforts in the Caribbean

Army engineers help emergency relief efforts in the Caribbean

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Among the split power lines, uprooted trees and scattered debris, a Federal Emergency Management Agency staging area sits in the heart of the island of St. Croix. Filled with materials and supplies, it awaits Army Corps of Engineers employees at the Incident Support Base on St. Croix, who will hustle to acquire and stage supplies for the disaster-struck Virgin Islands.

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Much to be done to help Puerto Rico, Army general says

Much to be done to help Puerto Rico, Army general says

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Military personnel helping the people of Puerto Rico have made great progress since Hurricane Maria hit on Sept. 20, said Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, the commander of ground forces on the island, but, he added, the scale and scope of devastation caused by the storm was so great that much remains to be done.

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First responders stage disaster preparedness exercise at HMR

First responders stage disaster preparedness exercise at HMR

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Approximately 100 first responders from multiple agencies engaged in an incident management exercise, here, Sept. 8. It was the first time the exercise was conducted at HMR.

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2IBCT ‘Warriors’ participate in Waianae Disaster Fair

2IBCT ‘Warriors’ participate in Waianae Disaster Fair

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Blaring sirens and flashing lights are used to alert people that something potentially dangerous or life threatening has happened and that they need to let the professional emergency response teams through so they can do their jobs.
The Waianae Coast Disaster Preparedness Fair, last month, allowed the local population to see how each of these services react and work together to keep everyone safe.

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U.S.-China DME participants hold Expert Academic Exchange

U.S.-China DME participants hold Expert Academic Exchange

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

KUNMING, China – Senior leaders with U.S. Army Pacific, the People’s Liberation Army and representatives from various disaster management agencies recently held an expert academic dialogue during the U.S.- China disaster management exchange November 13-19 at Kunming, Yunnan Province, People’s Republic of China.

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7th Dive Detachment, 84th Eng. Bn. featured in Photos of Year

7th Dive Detachment, 84th Eng. Bn. featured in Photos of Year

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Army Divers are in the unique military occupational specialty of 12D.

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U.S. Army-Pacific reflects on 2016, looks ahead

U.S. Army-Pacific reflects on 2016, looks ahead

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

As 2016 draws to a close it’s time to reflect on the missions and accomplishments of U.S. Army-Pacific (USARPAC).

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Warrior Brigade looks back over intense, rigorous year

Warrior Brigade looks back over intense, rigorous year

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the Soldiers and families of 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, 2016 can best be described as transformative – filled with intense and rigorous training, historic new partnerships and unrelenting family support.

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Transforming RHC-P strengthens command, health care

Transforming RHC-P strengthens command, health care

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

As 2016 wraps up, Regional Health Command-Pacific, also known as RHC-P, closes a year full of transformation and continuation of the region’s metamorphosis started in 2015.

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