Michigan National Guard told to stand down

After planning to send 1,000 people down to help with Irma relief, the Guard has pulled back.

The Michigan National Guard was sending 1,000 people down to help with relief efforts in Florida. However, after they prepared to leave in the morning on Sept. 12, they were told to stand down.

According to a Facebook post from the Michigan National Guard, Florida modified its' request for assistance. 

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The post said, "The destruction, while significant, does not require the additional resources originally anticipated. We continue to keep our southern neighbors and the responders in our thoughts."

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