Minnesota Congressman Chip Cravaack says he wants to look at a proposal from Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney that would put states in charge of the duties of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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As Tropical storm Isaac takes aim at the Louisiana and other gulf states, President Obama reminds people if they are told to evacuate to take it seriously and leave. Continue Reading →
(Carteret County, North Carolina) Coast Guard officials are hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst. They’re making last minute repairs to boats and putting unneeded equipment under cover. Coast Guard officials are warning anyone thinking of using the beach this holiday weekend to be extra careful. Captain Anthony Popiel of the US Coast Guard said “Especially during Labor Day, the last blast of Summer. We’re going to have a lot of visitors coming to the Crystal Coves, The Outer Banks and we really need the visitors to stay on the beach, stay out of the water and stay safe.” Continue Reading →
The Puerto Rico Air National Guard is preparing to evacuate five of its six C-130 aircraft as Hurricane Earl moves closer to the island. Continue Reading →
Keeping soldiers New Orleans homes safe while they were in Iraq was a big concern. Continue Reading →