This Pentagon handout photo shows a Navy air-cushioned landing craft entering the well deck of the USS Kearsarge in Norfolk, Va., on Aug. 30, 2017, as it was readied to assist with disaster relief efforts in Harvey’s aftermath. Tuesday, the Department of Defense said that instead of Harvey, the amphibious assault ship would be on standby to provide assistance to FEMA in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
This Pentagon handout photo shows a Navy air-cushioned landing craft entering the well deck of the USS Kearsarge in Norfolk, Va., on Aug. 30, 2017, as it was readied to assist with disaster relief efforts in Harvey’s aftermath. Tuesday, the Department of Defense said that instead of Harvey, the amphibious assault ship would be on standby to provide assistance to FEMA in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
This Pentagon handout photo shows a Navy air-cushioned landing craft entering the well deck of the USS Kearsarge in Norfolk, Va., on Aug. 30, 2017, as it was readied to assist with disaster relief efforts in Harvey’s aftermath. Tuesday, the Department of Defense said that instead of Harvey, the amphibious assault ship would be on standby to provide assistance to FEMA in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

Pentagon diverts 2 warships, Marine expeditionary unit for Hurricane Irma relief

September 05, 2017 05:26 PM

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