USACE Deploys to Support Typhoon Soudelor Relief Efforts
A Soldier from the U.S. Army’s 249th Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, installs a generator to power water pumps in Saipan as part of the federal response to Typhoon Soudelor. The 249th Engineer Battalion, contractors, and commonwealth and local entities are assessing, installing, and maintaining emergency generators at critical facilities, especially at wells to ensure that residents of Saipan get a much needed supply of drinking water. The 249th , along with a Power Planning Response Team from the Corps’ Honolulu District, is on the ground now, making a huge difference, and includes specialists for contracting, liaisons, mission management, data management, logistics, and quality assurance. One Team – Building Strong®!

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