Navy preparing for hurricane season

http://pilotonline.com/news/military/local/navy-preparing-for-hurricane-season/article_c198b646-86c5-55b4-9618-9bb9a40a78e1.html

“CHARLIE, BRAVO, ALPHA

The Navy’s foul-weather preparations start with Sortie Condition Charlie, which has ships prepared to get underway in 48 hours. At Sortie Condition Bravo, ships must be prepared to get going within 24 hours.

Sortie Condition Alpha indicates the execution of the sortie – ships head for sea and planes move inland. The last time Sortie Condition Alpha was issued in Hampton Roads was in 2012, during Hurricane Sandy. Occasionally, a partial sortie will be issued, with some larger ships sent out to sea while others remain in port. That happened last year during Hurricane Joaquin.”

Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

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