By Air Force Lt. Col. Ellen Krenke
Special to American Forces Press Service
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 16, 2008
- More than 90 National Guard members in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto
Rico are on duty today after Hurricane Omar passed through their area as
a major Category 3 storm that caused little damage.
"Take this very seriously,"
Gov. John deJongh of the U.S. Virgin Islands said yesterday after he activated
his National Guard, closed all public schools and imposed a 6 p.m. curfew
for all islands.
The National Hurricane Center said the