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Obama Order Taps Reserves to Support Haiti Relief

Sunday, 17 Jan 2010 05:24 PM

 

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President Barack Obama has issued an order allowing selected members of the military's reserves to be called up to support earthquake relief and recovery operations in Haiti.

Signed on Saturday and released by the White House on Sunday, the executive order permits the Defense Department and Homeland Security Department to tap reserve medical personnel and a Coast Guard unit that will help provide port security.

A White House press release says the authority will be used on a limited basis, but doesn't provide numbers or the names of units.

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