Super Typhoon Yutu

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Hotel Strike Resolution; Leeward Oahu Windfarm, Mariana Islands Typhoon Recovery

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American troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border got a lot of attention over the Thanksgiving holiday. But at the same time there was a quieter mission underway, involving military personnel from Hawaii and Guam.

Since late October, American militaryy personnel have been in the Commowealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. They are on the islands of Tinian and Saipan responding to widespread damage from a super typhoon.