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Texas Activates Entire State National Guard for Harvey Aftermath

August 30, 2017

From the Military.com website

All 12,000 members of the Texas Army and Air National Guard were mobilized Monday and active duty units were on

standby to deal with the catastrophic flooding and continuing hard rain triggered by Hurricane Harvey.

“It is imperative that we do everything possible to protect the lives and safety of people across the state of Texas as we continue to face the aftermath of this storm,” Gov. Greg Abbott, R-Texas, said in quadrupling the number of Guard personnel activated.

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