The military versus Hurricane Florence: Why some troops are looking this storm right in the eye

Military Times: Marines were returning to their South Carolina base Wednesday after their evacuation order was rescinded, and airmen were planning multiple flights into the center of Hurricane Florence as the massive storm bore down on the East Coast.

The hurricane on Wednesday was downgraded to a Category 3 storm, but it was still immense, extremely dangerous and potentially catastrophic. Florence was expected to make landfall late Thursday or Friday and move slowly over land, possibly deluging areas with rain and flooding.

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