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National Preparedness Month Starts With You

Someone once said, “It seems that the tendency of an event to occur varies inversely with one’s preparation for it.” September is National Preparedness Month, a month-long awareness campaign to improve the nation’s emergency preparedness. All of us need to be prepared for all hazards, whether natural or man-made. The first thing to do is visit www.ready.gov and http://www.ready.navy.mil/ to …

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NCTC Gulfport Prepares for Hurricane Isaac

U.S. Army students assigned to Naval Construction Training Center (NCTC) Gulfport fill sandbags on board Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCTC) Gulfport in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac, which made landfall along the Gulf Coast yesterday. The last major storm to affect Southern Miss. was Hurricane Gustav, a Category 2 hurricane, which made landfall Aug. 31, 2008. Photo by CMC Ryan G. …

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