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08 September 2017 Military News

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  • OIF / OND / OEF / OIR / OFS Casualty Update 08 Sep 2017[PDF]
  • Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq AFPS 08 Sep 2017 -- U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 19 strikes consisting of 23 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
  • Pakistan, China rule out any military solution to Afghanistan issues IRNA 08 Sep 2017 -- Pakistan and China have ruled out any military solution to the Afghan issue, reiterating that solution of the problem has to be fundamentally political.
  • Dobbins ARB provides hurricane evacuation support AFNS 08 Sep 2017 -- Late on the evening of Sept. 6, 2017, the first of several C-130 Super Hercules carrying evacuees landed at the Dobbins Air Reserve Base flight line. What began as a typical aircraft arrival scene with airfield managers guiding the planes in, became a bit more unique as Marine Corps aircrews offloaded suitcases of different shapes and colors and arranged them in rows on the flight line. Families exited the aircraft – some with children and pets – and made their way off the flight line, beginning the next leg of their long journey to safety.
  • Kentucky Guardsmen deploy to Caribbean for Hurricane Irma response AFNS 08 Sep 2017 -- Soldiers from the Kentucky Army National Guard's 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade departed from the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Sept. 7, 2017, for the Caribbean to assist with rescue and recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
  • Military Logisticians Prepare for Hurricane Irma AFPS 08 Sep 2017 -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Labor Day in anticipation of Hurricane Irma's pending arrival, and while communities began stocking up on food and water, Florida's Army and Air National Guard were already activating military personnel.
  • As Irma bears down on US, Army National Guard members deploy throughout affected region Army News 08 Sep 2017 -- As the now-Category 4 Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida with an expected weekend landfall, the South Carolina National Guard is escalating efforts to respond to the effects from Irma, as projection models indicate South Carolina is in the path of the storm when it makes landfall in the upcoming days.
  • US Army Corps of Engineers prepares for Hurricane Irma, continues to respond to Harvey Army News 08 Sep 2017 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closely coordinating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, other federal partners, and state and local agencies in preparing for Hurricane Irma.

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