Virginia Task Force 1 Going to New Jersey

Virginia Task Force 1

Photo courtesy FEMA

Our Virginia Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue team will be leaving for McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey at 6 a.m. They were originally deployed to Fort Bragg, N.C. The convoy of team members, supplies and equipment will be escorted by federal law enforcement officials.

John Diamantes, a member of the task force, wrote a blog post for FEMA about the team’s original mission to North Carolina.  

Learn more about Virginia Task Force 1.

Photos of the team preparing to leave.

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