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Engineers construct a levee at Ramkota hotel

State Command Sgt. Maj Larry Zimmerman talks with CW5 Lonnie Hofer, State Safety Officer and Sgt. 1st Class Eric Flatmoe (left), a platoon sergeant with the South Dakota Army National Guard's 3rd Platoon, 842nd Engineer Company as they finish the construction of a levee surrounding the Best Western Ramkota Hotel, June 1, 2011 to prevent water damage from the rising Missouri River. More than 900 South Dakota Army and Air Guardsmen have been called upon to assist in the flood relief efforts throughout the state.



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This work, Engineers construct a levee at Ramkota hotel [Image 1 of 2], by 1LT Chad Carlson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.02.2009

Date Posted:06.02.2011 12:15

Photo ID:410042

VIRIN:110601-A-#####-000

Resolution:2848x4288

Size:1.04 MB

Location:PIERRE, SD, USGlobe

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