Guardsmen Clear Creeks After Flash Flooding in New York

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • New York National Guardsmen offload equipment near Fulmer Creek, German Flatts, N.Y., July 3, 2013. The guardsmen, assigned to the 827th Engineer Company, removed flood debris from Fulmer Creek and Fords Creek to stabilize the streams and prevent further flood damage. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta
  • Army Staff Sgt. Bryan Starkweather uses a bulldozer to remove flood debris from Fords Creek, German Flatts, N.Y., July 3, 2013. Starkweather is assigned to the New York National Guard's 827th Engineer Company. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta
  • Army Pfc. Joshua Haller uses a hydraulic excavator to remove a boulder and other flood debris from Fords Creek, German Flatts, N.Y., July 3, 2013. Haller is assigned to New York National Guard's 827th Engineer Company. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta
  • Fort Plain residents Gary Lavalley, left, and Marie Robinson, right, watch Army Spc. Brendan Miller remove rocks and other flood debris from Otsquago Creek, Fort Plain,
N.Y., July 4, 2013. Miller is assigned to the New York National Guard's 152nd Engineer Company. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta
  • Army Pfc. Trey Hubbard, left, Spcs. Jason Briggs, center, and Brandon Demeree stack flood debris into the bucket of a front-end loader operated by Sgt. John Johnson near Mohawk, N.Y., July 5, 2013. Johnson is assigned to the New York National Guard's 152nd Engineer Company and Hubbard, Briggs and Demeree are assigned to the 206th Military Police Company. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta
  • Army Pfc. Michael Bykowicz removes rocks and other flood debris from Otsquago Creek, Fort Plain, N.Y., July 4, 2013. Bykowicz is assigned to the New York National Guard's 152nd Engineer Company. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta
  • Soldiers assist with debris removal following flash flooding in the Mohawk Valley, N.Y., July 5, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the New York Army National Guard's Task Force Engineer, 204th Engineer Battalion, 206th Military Police Company and the 1427th Transportation Company. U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Christopher Panzer
  • Soldiers assist with debris removal following flash flooding in the Mohawk valley, N.Y., July 5, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Command Sgt. Maj. David Piwowarski
  • Soldiers use a hydraulic excavator and bulldozer to move debris along creeks to limit flash flooding in Mohawk valley, N.Y., July 5, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Capt. Chad Clark
  • Soldiers remove debris along creeks to limit flash flooding in Mohawk Valley, N.Y., July 5, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Chad Clark
  • U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy, right, New York's adjutant general, watches as guardsmen remove debris and widen a creek bed in German Flatts, N.Y., July 5, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Christopher Panzer