"“During Super Storm Sandy the SWMOIST was deployed to Nassau County to assist with many tasks. The team arrived ready and willing to take on any assignment no matter the scope or size. The team handled all objectives with diligence, enthusiasm, commitment, and pride. We would welcome this team back to Nassau County for any disaster going forward. “"

John Bruckbauer, Deputy Director, Nassau County Office of Emergency Management

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