249th Engineering Battalion Emergency Power Assessments
BACLIFF, Texas (April 19, 2023) Sgt. Antonio Vargas, with the 249th Engineering Battalion, inspects a fire alarm panel in the Bayside Community Center. The 249th Pre-Installation, Inspections Teams are currently assessing the power and generator capabilities in local government facilities in Galveston County and more than 10 other coastal Texas counties for their use as emergency centers for FEMA in the event of a natural disaster. The mission of the 249th Engineer Battalion Prime Power is to: On order, deploy worldwide to provide prime electrical power and electrical systems expertise in support of military operations and the National Response Framework. U.S. Army photo by Trevor Welsh.