The military shouldn't have to do that actually. Get the supplies to the local government for distribution, national guard, yes. Try and get public infrastructre back at least partially, national guard yes. Active duty, NO. Beyond immediate need this is NOT the job of the active duty military. National guard has a state mission. The public services should be the ones actually passing out food. FEMA should be organizing and gathering resources. How long are they to remain dependent on the federal government? We have to work to get them back self sufficient. Forcing the public sector to do their jobs by taking care of their people is one way to make that happen.
He said military should not be distributing " President Donald Trump said military personnel assisting in Hurricane Maria recovery efforts "shouldn't have to be" distributing food in Puerto Rico, again casting the U.S. territory's challenges as partially self-inflicted during a Monday press conference."
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