Nebraska National Guard Soldiers Will Assist Hurricane Florence Relief Operations

Nebraska National Guard Soldiers Will Assist Hurricane Florence Relief Operations

Governor Ricketts is deploying Nebraska Army National Guard helicopters and soldiers for Hurricane Florence relief operations.

Governor Ricketts says that the Nebraska Army National Guard soldiers being deployed are trained and ready to carry out this mission.

A total of two Blackhawk helicopters and 13 Nebraska Army National Guard soldiers from the Lincoln-based Company G,2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion are first being deployed to Tennessee …and once weather permits will move into North Carolina to begin assisting in any needed relief operations.

The helicopters and crews are equipped and trained to conduct search and rescue operations, as well as air movement missions.