Minnesota Guardsmen deployed to help with Hurricane Harvey response

11 Iowa soldiers, 2 helicopters to be part of Harvey relief effort

Hutchinson said he spoke Friday with Mark Hamilton Berry, adjutant general of the Arkansas National Guard, and A.J. Gary, the state Department of Emergency Management director.

The soldiers will mostly work search-and-rescue missions, spokesman Lt.

"I am glad that Minnesota will be able to assist the victims of the awful tragedy in Texas, with 11 Minnesota National Guard soldiers accompanying two Chinook helicopters to join in relief efforts", Dayton said in a statement. This deployment comes as a response to a request for help from teams in Texas.

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"I'm proud of our National Guard and first responders who are able to offer support to the citizens of Texas". Stephen Wright, a Guard public affairs specialist. Saturday, an additional 60 members were deployed to assist with managing the flow of personnel and resources into areas affected by Harvey.

Col. Hapgood says it's not the first time Iowa soldiers have been called on following a major storm. King-Sweigart said the Pennsylvania National Guard anticipates sending over 200 more guardsmen through this weekend.

State Guard members will also join a steady group of volunteers from religious organizations and nonprofits in Arkansas who have journeyed to the coast to help flood and hurricane victims recover.

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