Jim Miklaszewski, NBC News Pentagon Correspondent
WASHINGTON, D.C. – There are now three separate military bases where emergency provisions; food, water, blankets, etc., are being prepositioned for a possible response to Hurricane Irene.
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
McGuire AF Base/Fort Dix, New Jersey
Westover Army Reserve Base, outside Springfield, Mass.
In addition, 18 U.S. military transport helicopters are being prepositioned up and down the East Coast for possible emergency airlift.
The relocation of U.S. military ship and aircraft at bases that may be threatened by Irene has been completed.