USACE Photo: Flood Response

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers vessels and crews prepare to conduct flood response operations with Coast Guard response boat crews along the banks of the Mississippi River, May 1, 2011. The USACE and the Coast Guard are working with various states and agencies to minimize damage to property, structures and to help save lives form historic flood levels. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough.


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