FEMA Emergency Supplies Being Flown into Seguin Auxiliary Field

The FEMA logo seen August 26, 2011, shor

The FEMA logo seen August 26, 2011, shor

AT Joint Base San Antonio, they're coming in and going out in response to Hurricane Harvey, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Seven C-5M Super Galazy aircraft and their 75 member crews and support staff are moving from Lackland AFB to Bigs Army Air Field at Fort Bliss to ride out the storm.

"We are relocating to preserve our C-5M aircraft and also preserve oukr Air Mobility Command mission capability in case Joint Base San Antonio shuts down due to flooding," said Col. Thomas Smith, the commander of the 433rd Airlift Wing.

There are eight Super Galaxy aircraft stationed at Lackland, the seventh is out for long term maintenance.Meanwhile, the 502nd Air Base Wing has been receiving supplies from the Federal Emergency Management Agency at Seguin Emergency Airfield.

Officials say the base is working with the City of San Antonio Emergency Operation Center, receiving everything from pallets of emergency food to power generators to be distributed to shelters.

Officials say JBSA is also receiving military personnel being evacuated from the Texas Coast.

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