TX, UNITED STATES

09.04.2017

Video by Staff Sgt. Rion Ehrman

Air Force Public Affairs Agency

 

A Chemical Emergency Response Force Package comprised of Texas Air National Guard Airmen with the 149th Medical Wing, Joint Base San Antonio, and Texas National Guard Soldiers, Fort Worth, with the 949th Brigade Support Battalion combined to set up this field hospital in the parking lot of the Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Beaumont as the hospital was only taking medical emergencies due to damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane Harvey formed in the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in southeastern Texas, bringing record flooding and destruction to the region. U.S. military assets supported FEMA as well as state and local authorities in rescue and relief efforts. (U.S. Air Force Video by SSgt Rion Ehrman)