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Mark Sisson (L), Fort Worth District, Operations Division, and other USACE employees work in a mobile communications operations center at the Lakehurst staging area Nov. 3, 2012, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. USACE is working through FEMA to get needed supplies such as emergency power generators to areas throughout New York and New Jersey affected by Hurricane Sandy.

FORT WORTH, Texas – Five civilian and three military members from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District recently deployed to various states in support of Hurricane Sandy recovery operations.

The eight district team members are supporting state emergency operations centers, logistics, and debris removal missions in New York, New Jersey, Washington and Texas. In addition two of the eight are manning a mobile Deployable Tactical Operations System aiding with command and control on various missions.

The Fort Worth District has approximately 50 additional members standing by to deploy as a debris removal planning and readiness team, safety planning and readiness team and debris removal quality assurance experts.


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This work, Fort Worth District members deploy in support of Hurricane Sandy recovery operations, by Edward Rivera, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.14.2012

Date Posted:11.14.2012 16:38

Location:FORT WORTH, TX, USGlobe

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