Guard Members Respond to Flooding in Midwest

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Lane Endicott, foreground, looks at a 1,500-foot sandbag levee along the Mississippi River in Clarksville, Mo., April 19, 2013. Endicott, who is assigned to the 131st Civil Engineer Squadron, is accompanied by Army 1st Sgt. Charlie Hinde, left, and Capt. Mitch Boatright, both with the 70th Troop Command, Missouri Army National Guard. The Missouri Air National Guard, National Guard units, U.S. Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers all responded to major flooding along rivers in the Midwest. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Bill Phelan
  • Missouri Air National Guard members carry rolls of plastic sheeting to a sandbag levee during flood response efforts in Clarksville, Mo., April 19, 2013. The guard members are assigned to the 121st Air Control Squadron. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Bill Phelan
  • Missouri Air National Guard members carry rolls of plastic sheeting to a sandbag levee during flood response efforts in Clarksville, Mo., April 19, 2013.  U.S. Army National Guard photo by Bill Phelan
  • U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Steve Danner, adjutant general, Missouri National Guard, left, thanks soldiers assigned to the 2175th Military Police Company, Missouri National Guard for their sandbagging efforts during flood relief operations in Clarksville, Mo., April 20, 2013. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Bill Phelan
  • Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, left, and U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Steve Danner, Missouri National Guard adjutant general, attend a briefing at city hall before touring flooded areas along the Mississippi River in Clarksville, Mo., April 20, 2013.  U.S. Army National Guard photo by Bill Phelan
  • Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, front center, and his wife, Georganne Nixon, front right, observe flood relief efforts in Clarksville, Mo., April 20, 2013, with U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Steve Danner, left, the adjutant general of the Missouri National Guard, and Cathy Wise, front left, the emergency management director for Pike County.  U.S. Army National Guard photo by Bill Phelan
  • U.S. Army Spc. Matt Meyer prepares a vehicle to help with flood relief efforts in Dutchtown, Mo., April 22, 2013. Meyer is assigned to the 1140th Forward Support Company, Missouri Army National Guard. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Michelle Queiser
  • U.S. Army Spc. Bryan Sholts, left, and Spc. Alex Preszler man a traffic control point in anticipation of flooding along the Red River in Fargo, N.D., April 22, 2013. Both are assigned to the 191st Military Police Company, North Dakota Army National Guard.  U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp