Governor Ivey Authorizes Alabama National Guard to Assist in Hurricane Harvey Efforts

MONTGOMERY – Upon a request from the National Guard Bureau, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has authorized Alabama Adjutant General Sheryl Gordon to send two CH-47 Chinook Helicopters and two UH-60M medical aircraft, along with their respective crews, to assist in recovery efforts in Texas as a response to Hurricane Harvey.
“One of the hallmarks of the American spirit is the desire to help each other when disaster strikes,” Governor Ivey said. “Alabama is proud to help our friends in Texas through lending our National Guard resources and offering our prayers and continued support in the days of recovery which lie ahead.”