More Than 5,000 Guardsmen Aided Hurricane Ian Response

More than 5,000 National Guard members were helping Florida recover from Hurricane Ian, the National Guard Bureau said last week.

According to the Guard Bureau, the Guardsmen were supporting communities in southwest and central Florida hit by the storm.

“We’re hurt by the significant devastation we’re seeing and the impact on the lives of Florida citizens,” said Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, the NGB chief, on Sept. 29.