The medical company is capable of providing medical support such as trauma health care, preventive medicine consultation, optometry support, mental health consultation and ground evacuation of patients.
The signal company can provide communication capabilities with mobile satellite, electricity,
telephone, internet and video conferencing, and information technology services.
Hurricane Maria, which slammed into Puerto Rico in late September, has left 34 dead and more than 90 percent of the island’s residents without power and other resources.
Currently, the Ohio National Guard has more than 30 Airmen from the 200th Red Horse Squadron, from Port Clinton, and the Springfield-based 269th Combat Communications Squadron in the U.S. Virgin Islands assisting with the recovery efforts. In all, there are more than 100 Ohio National Guard members supporting hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.