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  • SJAFB Prepares for Hurricane Dorian

    Airmen from the 4th Electrical Engineer Squadron and 567th Red Horse Squadron prepared the base before Hurricane Dorian, Sept. 4, 2019, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The 4th CES, to include equipment operators, electricians, plumbers, structural craftsman, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, and production technicians, are providing 24-hour response and recovery operations during and following Hurricane Dorian.
  • Hurricane Dorian Evacuation Order:

    Hurricane Dorian Evacuation Order: Due to projected storm surge, potential partial power shutdown and anticipated flooding of low-lying areas of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Col. Clinton Ross, 633rd Air Base Wing commander is issuing a mandatory evacuation to the nearest “safe” available accommodations for those residents’ on Langley Air Force Base, living in Lighter-Than-Air, Heavier-than-Air housing and lodging effective immediately.
  • ACC defines HUR-RY, TOR-RY framework

    While specific start dates of tornado seasons vary based on region, they can happen at any time, day or night. On the other hand, Hurricane Season recently began on June 1 and will extend to Nov. 30. Due to catastrophic weather events that took place throughout the past 12 year, including Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence, the Air Force Severe Weather Readiness Assessment team recently developed an action plan for all at-risk installations across the United States.
  • ACC warns Airmen: Get ready for severe weather

    To sharpen a proactive preparedness posture, ACC plans to release additional severe weather readiness guidance to all wings, numbered air forces and direct reporting units located in high risk areas of the United States.
  • Flood of support

    Airmen from the 49th Wing and 635th Materiel Maintenance Group, at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M, assisted with airlift efforts in response to the devastation of Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., by Hurricane Michael starting October 12. The seamless partnership between the 49th LRS and 635th MMG allowed for over 360 tons of potentially life-saving supplies to be transported nearly 2,000 miles. The 635th MMG is the Air Force’s only Basic Expeditionary Airfield Resources unit, known as BEAR Base.
  • Va. National Guard Airmen prep communications gear for crisis

    A hurricane threatens to hit Virginia and Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen respond. Mission command centers are set up and task forces are assigned in various regions throughout the commonwealth before the storm makes landfall.
  • JBLE Command and Control establishes AMC C2

    Normally, while serving as Joint Base Langley-Eustis command and control specialists, U.S. Air Force Airmen in the JBLE Command Post focus on the varied missions of JBLE and its tenant wings. However, on Sept. 28, 2017, one critical mission called on these Airmen to support a global response mission.
  • Moody assets launch for rescue operations

    HH-60G Pave Hawks from the 41st Rescue Squadron launch for sorties in support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, Aug. 29, 2017, at Easterwood Airport, College Station, Texas. The 347th Rescue Group from Moody Air Force Base, Ga., sent aircraft and personnel in support of FEMA during Hurricane Harvey disaster response efforts.
  • Keeping ahead of Hurricane Matthew

    The whole country watched with bated breath as the threat of Hurricane Matthew loomed ever closer. U.S. military bases all along the East Coast, including Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, weighed their options to evacuate ahead of Hurricanw Matthew.
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