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SD Guardsmen support Missouri River flooding

Sgt. Michael Peitz (left), Spc. Ben Sevingy (center) and Sgt. 1st Class Brooks Schild (right) with the South Dakota Army National Guard's Charlie Battery, 1/147th Field Artillery, Yankton, fill sandbags at the city Recycling Facility to be used for flood relief by residents of Pierre. More than 600 South Dakota Guardsmen have been called upon to assist the communities affected by the Missouri River flood. National Guardsmen have been focusing on sandbagging operations for use by city government and residents to protect infrastructure assets and private property. All available state Army and Air National Guardsmen are on alert for possible mobilization to provide flooding relief.



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This work, SD Guardsmen support Missouri River flooding [Image 2 of 4], by 1LT Chad Carlson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.29.2011

Date Posted:06.02.2011 13:10

Photo ID:410064

VIRIN:110529-A-#####-001

Resolution:3550x2848

Size:1014.47 KB

Location:PIERRE, SD, USGlobe

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