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Is Atlantic City very -- -- what was gonna last side this time ever talked about the famed boardwalk whether it was gone a look at some good it is -- large city puts lots of that along.
Up and down -- that a boardwalk but it's the city itself that is under water connecting today.
To the ocean and its music along there aren't -- to draw up National Guard troops have been a sign that areas well I don't know how many I have seen them in Manhattan myself.
Again we've not seen them in these numbers you certainly in the Big Apple.
Since I think right after 9/11.
-- to commander of the joint task force for hurricane.
Citi brigadier general Michael sleazy on the phone -- general thank you so much -- segment -- How -- things look from just a security standpoint general.
-- there right now.
On the security side we work closely with the new York city police department rubio.
Want police Basra and the off of work -- -- and right now they seem to be okay.
Now when the guard is cold out sir.
That's the new you know the governor and others saying look.
-- existing personal we have might not be enough this is.
Ratcheted up the seriousness of this storm.
At some say it is said.
A bar for using National Guard troops in the future has -- Yeah you know National Guard troops have been used a lot.
States that several -- if you remember the New York National Guard responded to lower Manhattan after 9/11.
And then especially with Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and Mississippi.
The National Guard with federal authorities have really worked hard on -- -- from walking down the yes so -- -- how we're gonna respond.
Though we doubt very much so meat or all fifty states have actually forced to take courts where their track these storms.
They've had -- time to we we are we are on board a lot earlier that would -- just a couple of years ago.
Well that's very artisans are mean I don't think there's 100 from new -- to see your presence in your.
You're men and and and -- presence here there were always class acts and there was a great relief.
I guess the question now is how long you suspect they're gonna have to stick around and in -- you've heard did did with the electricity out there's millions.
And that this could drag on for some time.
That we have the big election a week from now it's very possible that there will be no way for a lot of folks to get to the polls what is the guard's role.
Spot in that event.
You know easy answer.
We are here we're -- beyond station was long's it take you look.
-- get things back together we your assisting the -- responders I just crossed over the Whitestone Bridge -- Heading toward the bark and -- they awarded their persuade four hours makes whether we -- one of the last vehicles across.
The project -- its work night and it is the -- weather was terrible.
I also just made from off or rock way that you you know lower Manhattan fortieth street -- -- out.
But it we're looking at this stage was the girl with its -- arbitrage if -- a couple of days or that it back together.
Far -- -- -- I just witness sites they are National Guard troops are exploit.
-- reports voters helping evacuate not able its story and bedridden seniors from an old very -- they're being moved to an evacuation -- -- There's there's this civilians who worked in this call had been helping these people -- -- 36 hours without power and it is our pleasure and our honor.
To look at these books responders to help them secure these people.
Well let the risk to -- an -- smoke general it is amazing how selfless.
You and your colleagues aren't what did -- -- put their lives on the line without even thinking about it.
I want to thank you very much and thank you for -- -- engine.
Okay APEC so -- -- all right.
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