State News

National Guard Stages 600-plus For Storm Response

by AP posted Oct 29 2012 12:28PM
     RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - About 630 members of the Virginia National Guard are getting ready to respond across the state to help with recovery operations related to Hurricane Sandy. 
     Officials say the Virginia Army Guard and Virginia Defense Force staged more than 500 people on Saturday in the Eastern Shore, Hampton Roads, as well as central and northern Virginia. Additional personnel began staging on Sunday and Monday in the areas around Woodstock, Winchester and Leesburg. Others have been alerted for possible duty.
     Guard personnel also are on duty in Sandston at the Guard's Joint Operations Center, Fort Pickett and the Virginia Emergency Operations Center.
     Those in the field are capable of performing high water transport, debris cleanup and other patrols. 
Filed Under :
10/29/2012 12:26PM
National Guard Stages 600-plus For Storm Response
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
Prince William County Police Department Incident Report
Fredericksburg Police Department Incident Reports
What color do you see?
Did you feel the earthquake yesterday?
Charles County Sheriff's Office Incident Reports
No Tags Found !