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BAMC medical personnel provide lifesaving support in Puerto Rico
January 4, 2018
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 14th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Benning, Ga., work with the Puerto Rico National Guard to provide medical assistants the residents of Humacao, Puerto Rico, Oct. 15, 2017. The 14th CSH is augmenting the local hospitals who were affected by Hurricane Maria.

U.S. Army North commander relates lessons learned during 2017 hurricane season
December 19, 2017
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commander, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, speaks with civil engineer Airmen from the 85th Engineering Installation Squadron, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., at a communication tower located in the mountains of Pugnado Adentro in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, Nov. 8, 2017. Several civil engineer Airmen were assisting local contractors repair the communication tower that works as a main communication radio hub for the island.

BAMC Mobile Medics deploy in support of hurricane victims
October 27, 2017
Lt. Col. Jennifer Stowe, an optometrist located at the Brooke Army Medical Center Virtual Medical Center, talks with Sgt. Andrea Bloom Oct. 20 during a synchronous virtual health encounter. The mobile medics connected with Stowe and provided high-definition, synchronous images of a Soldier’s eye using an optical exam camera and web-based video teleconferencing capability.

Army North continues to assist in Puerto Rico
October 18, 2017
Members of the Puerto Rico Army National Guard, Reserve and active duty, along with Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, U.S. Army North commander; Brig. Gen. José Reyes, Dual Status commander; and Caguas Mayor Hon. William Miranda Torres, distributed food and water to residents of the neighborhood Borinquen, Oct. 14. Reyes, Buchanan and Marín handed over provisions to the people who were grateful for the help received and were seriously affected by Hurricane Maria.

JBSA commander helps load last hurricane relief effort pallet
October 13, 2017

JBSA-Lackland Kelly Field stands up Incident Support Base to support FEMA’s Hurricane Maria relief efforts
September 22, 2017
Airman 1st Class Dakwon Aktkinson, 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron forklift operator, moves cargo around the air operations terminal Sept. 22, 2017 at Joint Base San Antonio-Kelly Field.  The cargo was being staged at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Incident Support Base at Kelly for transport to areas devastated by Hurricane Maria (U.S. Air Force image/Dan Hawkins)