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Re: What is the "REAL" Situation on STT & STJ

STTsailor
September 17, 2017 08:49AM

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Scubadoo
St Tomian reports from STT

Paradise lost with a promise of hope

The medical detachment from Fort Bragg just folded their MASH tents and packed up their Humvies. They are leaving in fear of unticipated Maria hit. So essentially this effort was wasted entirely. They got a nice trip on C-17 and burned plenty of diesel running AC in unoccupied tents. Nice show of mighty force against nature. My guess is the high command forgot that September and October are top hurricane months in Carribiean.

Re: What is the "REAL" Situation on STT & STJ

Scubadoo
September 17, 2017 11:24AM

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Posts: 1,648

I believe it was reported they are only evacuating to a ship offshore until the storm passes. Or at least that's the case for some of the military support.

Re: What is the "REAL" Situation on STT & STJ

speee1dy
September 18, 2017 07:56AM

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i hear that stj is being evacuated as well??

Re: What is the "REAL" Situation on STT & STJ

watruw8ing4
September 18, 2017 08:50AM

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speee1dy
i hear that stj is being evacuated as well??

According to Consortium and ST Thomas Source. Mapp said no yesterday.

Re: What is the "REAL" Situation on STT & STJ

Scubadoo
September 18, 2017 11:10AM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,648

I expect the military is evacuating both islands, not the residents.

Re: What is the "REAL" Situation on STT & STJ

rmb2830
September 18, 2017 12:22PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 408

some STJ folks who were staying in a stx neighbor's house are gone, actually got a coast guard boat that took them to San Juan

Re: What is the "REAL" Situation on STT & STJ

LiquidFluoride
September 18, 2017 06:47PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 1,924

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Scubadoo
I expect the military is evacuating both islands, not the residents.

Just pulling back until after the storm, there's nothing we can do untll after, no point in staying to become someone who needs assistance.


we have a ton of assets already here, it could be worse.

Re: What is the "REAL" Situation on STT & STJ

speee1dy
September 18, 2017 07:52PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,217

Thanks for the info

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