Military Assistance to Maui Swells to 700 as Recovery Teams Aid in Identifying Remains

Wildfire recovery efforts in and around Lahaina, Maui

The military’s mission of aiding first responders on the Hawaiian island of Maui continues to grow, now involving nearly 700 Defense Department personnel and 157 Coast Guardsmen, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters on Tuesday. In contrast, a week ago, the U.S. military had around 400 service members providing aid to the island after fires swept […]