Service Members Support Operation Centennial Raging Waters in Colorado

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Soldiers and civilian rescue personnel from around the country watch as a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter takes off from Christman Field, Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 17, 2013, in support of Operation Centennial Raging Waters. The helicopter crew is assigned to the Colorado National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 135th General Support Aviation Battalion. National Guard members from Colorado and Wyoming as well as active duty units from Colorado have been assisting residents affected by flood waters. Colorado National Guard photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf
  • An Army crew chief briefs civilian rescue personnel before they board a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to help residents affected by flood waters from the Big Thompson river just west of Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 17, 2013. The helicopter crew is assigned to the Wyoming National Guard's Company C, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment. Colorado National Guard photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf
  • Army Pvt. Ben Stocker, left, and Army Staff Sgt. Guy Morgan guide and load several all-terrain vehicles that will deliver food and water to residents in flood relief areas on Christman Field in Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 17, 2013. Stocker and Morgan, crew chiefs, are assigned to the Colorado National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 135th General Support Aviation Battalion. Colorado National Guard photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf
  • Army Pvt. Ben Stocker looks out over Horsetooth Reservoir west of Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 17, 2013, as they fly toward an area affected by the flood waters to deliver food and water to Colorado residents affected by the floods. Stocker, a crew chief, is assigned to the Colorado National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 135th General Support Aviation Battalion. Colorado National Guard photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf
  • Colorado and civilian rescue personnel from around the country prepare to receive food and water for Colorado residents stranded by the flood waters in Larimer County west of Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 17, 2013. Colorado National Guard photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf
  • A Colorado resident affected by flood waters is evacuated by a CH-47 Chinook helicopter crew in Larimer County west of Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 17, 2013. Colorado National Guard photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf
  • Army Pvt. Ben Stocker looks out over the Colorado front range west of Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 17, 2013, after delivering food and water to Colorado residents affected by the floods. Stocker, a crew chief, is assigned to the Colorado National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 135th General Support Aviation Battalion. Colorado National Guard photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf
  • Rescue personnel from around the country board a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter as a CH-47 Chinook and a UH-72 Lakota helicopter fly toward the flooded areas in Larimer County Colorado, Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 17, 2013. Colorado National Guard photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf
  • Army Chief Warrant Officers 4 Mike Eger and Troy Parmley fly a UH-72 Lakota helicopter over flooded areas during relief and recovery operations near Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 18, 2013. Eager is a pilot assigned to the Colorado Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment, and Parmley, also a pilot, is assigned to the Colorado Army National Guard's Company D, 3rd Battalion, 148th Aviation Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy
  • Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Troy Parmley looks at floodwaters from recent rainfall while flying a UH-72 Lakota helicopter as part of flood relief and recovery operations near Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 18, 2013. Parmley, a pilot, is assigned to the Colorado Army National Guard's Company D, 3rd Battalion, 148th Aviation Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy
  • Army Staff Sgt. Lynda Santiago uses a forklift to offload pallets of water during flood relief and recovery operations near Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 18, 2013. Santiago, a supply sergeant, is assigned to the Colorado Army National Guard's Headquarters Company, 147th Brigade Support Battalion. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy
  • Army Staff Sgt. Lynda Santiago uses a forklift to offload pallets of water during flood relief and recovery operations near Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 18, 2013. Santiago, a supply sergeant, is assigned to the Colorado Army National Guard's Headquarters Company, 147th Brigade Support Battalion. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy