FL Air NG Hurricane Ian Response
October 6, 2022
October 4, 2022 - Members of the 202nd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED HORSE) Squadron, Florida Air National Guard, clear roads in St. James City, Pine Island, Florida in response to Hurricane Ian.
The 202nd RED HORSE Squadron, stationed at Camp Blanding, Florida, is a specialized, highly mobile civil engineering team comprised of Florida Air National Guardsmen that provides rapid response capabilities for multiple worldwide contingencies and operations.
Hurricane Ian made landfall near Cayo Costa, an island off the coast of Fort Myers on September 26, 2022 along the southwestern coast of Florida around 3:05 p.m. ET as a Category 4 storm, with sustained winds near 150 mph.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Jacob Hancock.