VNG staged, ready in Hampton Roads area for possible severe weather response operations
230922-Z-BN267-1002.JPG Photo By: Cotton Puryear

HAMPTON, Va. - The Virginia National Guard has staged approximately 35 Soldiers with tactical trucks capable of high water transportation Sept. 23, 2023, at VNG facilities in the Hampton Roads area in order to support the response to impacts of Tropical Storm Ophelia. The personnel are ready to conduct missions and will link up with local emergency managers to provide assistance if needed. VNG troops will also have chain saw teams to conduct debris reduction operations.


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