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Georgia National Guard troops mobilized to assist with storm preps

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Dozens of Georgia National Guardsmen have been called to active duty to help with hurricane evacuation.

Sixty five Georgia National Guard troops from the Monroe based 178th Military Police Company were mobilized.

Video shows the soldiers trucking out to support Georgia State Patrol troopers in Chatham and Glynn counties, and helping the evacuation traffic on I-16.

Guard leaders said that they'll also do reconnaissance, assist stranded evacuees and transport relief supplies.  

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