Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, is briefed by Jimmy Gianato, Director of Homeland Security at the National Guard Armory on Coonskin Drive before a teleconference with Liason Officers scattered thoughout storm affected areas of West Virginia. At left is West Virginia National Guard Adjutant General James A. Hoyer. (Craig Cunningham/Charleston Daily Mail)
By Dave Boucher
The Daily Mail
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than two-dozen members of the West Virginia National Guard stared at monitors and swilled coffee Wednesday morning as they helped coordinate storm relief efforts from the Joint Operations Center at the Coonskin Armory Complex in Charleston.