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Gov. Hutchinson authorizes the deployment of 1500 National Guardsmen to Texas

Gov. Hutchinson authorizes the deployment of 1500 National Guardsmen to Texas

The 44-person medical team will join 36 current Nebraska National Guard crew members now working in relief efforts.

Some National Guard soldiers, and a couple of helicopters, based here in St. Cloud are being deployed to Texas to help with the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

The Indiana National Guard will lend its help to those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

Potential missions for the aircraft and crew include helping deliver food and water to stranded citizens and providing emergency transportation for those in need.

3rd Class Johanna Strickland U.S. Coast Guard District 8 PADET Houston
3rd Class Johanna Strickland U.S. Coast Guard District 8 PADET Houston

The eleven soldiers who are being deployed with the Chinooks come from Iowa Guard units in Davenport, Johnston and Boone. "We're ready and willing to offer additional support as needed".

The soldiers from the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade were scheduled to fly Friday from St. Cloud, the Minnesota National Guard said. The state's National Guard anticipates sending over 200 more guardsmen through the weekend.

So far, the Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard has more than 60 soldiers and airmen deployed to Texas in support of relief efforts.

The Chinooks have a hoist that can be used for rescue missions if necessary, but "our job is cargo", Nebraska Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer Dallas Bundy said.

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Secretary General, to work to end the discrimination against Israel in some branches of your organization". Besides Israel and the Palestinian territories, Macron said the trip will include Lebanon and Jordan.

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Additionally, the low-pressure system in tandem with strong high pressure over the Northeast will create an onshore wind flow. Tropics remain active as we're continuing to watch Tropical Storm Harvey as well as a second area of interest closer to home.

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