Federal, State Officials Meet with Volunteers in Oso, Washington

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Dry weather helps create more manageable working conditions for Washington National Guardsmen and local volunteers as they continue operations in Oso, Wash., April 1, 2014, following a deadly mudslide. National Guard photo by Army Pfc. Maggie Booke
  • Washington National Guardsmen and local volunteers continue search operations in Oso, Wash., April 2, 2014, following a deadly mudslide. National Guard photo by Army Sgt. Chelsea Barber
  • Washington National Guardsmen and local volunteers take a break before continuing search operations in Oso, Wash., April 2, 2014, following a deadly mudslide. National Guard photo by Army Sgt. Chelsea Barber
  • John Lovick, far right, Snohomish County executive, and Linea Laird, second from right, with the Washington Transportation Department, listen as National Guard Army Maj. Gen. Bret Daugherty, left, shares his thoughts on the condition of a local road near Oso, Wash., April 2, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Army Sgt. Gregory Mason
  • Three Black Hawk helicopters land near the Oso mudslide site, April 6, 2014, carrying U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. E. James Omelina
  • U.S. Sen. Patty Murray listens to volunteers assisting with search operations in Oso, Wash., April 6, 2014, following a deadly mudslide.
 U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. E. James Omelina
  • U.Ss Sen. Maria Cantwell, right, receives a briefing from a member of Washington State Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 1 as Washington National Guardsmen and volunteers continue search operations in Oso, Wash., April 6, 2014, following a deadly mudslide. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. E. James Omelina
  • Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee, right, thanks Chris Costanagna for his support in assisting with search operations in Oso, Wash., April 6, 2014, following a deadly mudslide. Costanagna came from Sacramento, Calif., to help. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. E. James Omelina
  • Jeh Johnson, right, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, comforts volunteer Rhonda Cook in Oso, Wash., April 6, 2014. Cook lost loved ones in the deadly mudslide. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. E. James Omelina