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Alaska rescue

The town of Galena, Alaska flooded as the Yukon River overflowed during the breakup of winter ice. Thirty-two residents and 19 dogs were transported on an Alaska Air National Guard C-130 “Hercules” aircraft from Galena to Fairbanks, May 28, to wait for the water levels to subside. Photo by Sgt. Edward Eagerton, Alaska National Guard Public AffairsPhoto by Sgt. Edward Eagerton, Alaska National Guard Public Affairs



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This work, Alaska rescue [Image 4 of 4], by SGT Edward Eagerton, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.28.2013

Date Posted:11.15.2013 23:58

Photo ID:1053537

VIRIN:130528-Z-MW427-114

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:2.02 MB

Location:GALENA, AK, USGlobe

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  • Alaska Air National Guard members help residents of Galena, Alaska, into a C-130 Hercules during an evacuation of the town May 28. Galena flooded as the Yukon River overflowed during the breakup of winter ice. Residents of the town were transported to Fairbanks to wait for the water levels to subside. The Alaska National Guard sent multiple aircraft and rescue personnel to the rural Alaska village to assist with rescue efforts. (Photo by Sgt. Edward Eagerton, Alaska National Guard Public Affairs)
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