Vermont Lt. Governor Brian Dubie Deployed In Hurricane Ike Disaster Response

first_imgVermont Lt. Governor Brian Dubie Deployed In Hurricane Ike Disaster Response(MONTPELIER) — (September 12, 2008) Vermont’s Lt. Governor Brian Dubie has been deployed by the United States Air Force to assist in disaster response in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. He will leave Vermont later today.Colonel Dubie serves in the Air Force Reserve and the Air Force Reserve’s National Security Emergency Preparedness Agency (http://www.1af.acc.af.mil/units/afnsep/(link is external)). He will be responsible for helping to coordinate the airlifting of personnel and supplies to assist the victims of Hurricane Ike. He similarly served in response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.Dubie’s initial assignment will be to First Air Force at Tyndall Air Force Base near Panama City, Florida. He may be reassigned as the effects of the storm take shape.Dubie said, “I am grateful to Governor Jim Douglas for his support during this deployment.”last_img read more