Super Typhoon Yutu Relief Efforts
181129-A-RT268-004.JPG Photo By: Staff Sgt. James Kennedy Benjami

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands - U.S. Army Col. Travis Delk, the commander for Theater Support Group, 9th Mission Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve, and Joint Task Group-Saipan, Task Force-West, talks with Soldiers before their redeployment home at the Francisco C. Ada International Airport, Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Nov. 29, 2018. After Super Typhoon Yutu hit the islands of Saipan and Tinian Oct. 24, several federal agencies immediately began a coordinated disaster response effort, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Defense and local government, to help the people of these islands recover. DOD forces used in the initial typhoon response have begun redeploying at the direction of FEMA, based on the needs of the local government.


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