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Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Torpedoing and Honoring of the Fallen of the USS Erie

The Following is an excerpt from the Classified report on the sinking of the USS Erie by U-163; from the Commanding Officer of the USS Erie to the Secretary of the Navy, 9th of December, 1942 The USS Erie was torpedoed on the afternoon of the 12th of November, 1942, while flagship of the convoy ...
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U.S. Response to Caribbean Hurricanes

Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, hit the Caribbean beginning on September 6. Less than two weeks later, Hurricane Maria, a second Category 5 storm, struck the region. USAID deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) on September 7. The DART—which at its height comprised 54 people—deployed to 11 locations in the Caribbean to lead the U.S. government’s humanitarian ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Avoid non-essential travel to Sint Maarten while Hurricane Irma recovery efforts are underway

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens:  Avoid non-essential travel to Sint Maarten while Hurricane Irma recovery efforts are underway. On September 9, 2017, Hurricane Irma struck Sint Maarten as a Category 5 hurricane, causing catastrophic damage to the island’s infrastructure.  While the Government of Sint Maarten is working to restore order and security, hotel capacity is ...
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