Obama authorizes military reservists for Ebola mission in Africa

By REUTERS
October 16, 2014 23:58

 
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President Barack Obama authorized the use of American military reservists on Thursday to support humanitarian aid efforts against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

In a letter to leaders of the US Congress, Obama said an unspecified number of reservists will be used to help activate duty personnel in support of the Ebola mission in West Africa.

It could include engineers to logistics staff and communications specialists. No individuals or units has been identified yet for the call-up.

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