Video Icon

Video: Joint Base Andrews Water Outage Response

Video by Staff Sgt. Christopher BevinsSmall RSS IconSubscriptions Icon


Embed code ▼

Begining at 9pm on July 16, 2013, Joint Base Andrews will only continue mission essential operations due to a water outage predicted by the Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission, the area's utility provider. The 11th Civil Engineering Squadron, paired with the 779th Aerospace Medicine Squadron are working to ensure mission essential employees, as well as residents of Joint Base Andrews have potable water. Includes interview with Staff Sgt. Shane Simpson with 11th Civil Engineering Squadron. Available in high definition.


Web Views
97
Downloads
7
High-Res. Downloads
7

Podcast Hits
0



Public Domain Mark
This work, Joint Base Andrews Water Outage Response, by SSgt Christopher Bevins, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.16.2013

Date Posted:07.16.2013 8:32PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:296427

VIRIN:130716-F-YN174-001

Filename:DOD_100861372

Length:00:04:31

Location:JOINT BASE ANDREWS, MD, USGlobe

More Like This

  • 2013- Joint Base Andrews in Mayland is conducting only mission-essential operations today due to a predicted water outage in the area.
  • This episode features stories about Sailors learning self-defense, Airmen medical professionals conducting a disaster exercise, 41st Signal Battalion Soldiers responding to a mock signal outage, Airmen who are putting their mission statement to the test by welcoming and working with Airmen from the 389th Fighter Squadron. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Danielle Washington.
  • Mr. James B. Balocki, SES, chief of international and inter-agency services for USACE, speaks on the power mission during Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.

Oct. 29, 2013, marks the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s landfall on the North Atlantic coast of the United States. In a matter of hours, the storm caused the tragic loss of many lives, massive power outages throughout the eastern United States and destruction of infrastructure, businesses, and homes.

Responding to Hurricane Sandy was a national effort. As part of the unified federal response, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) deployed nearly 800 experts from around the Nation to support local Corps employees, many of whom were personally affected by the storm, and established forward command offices in the areas hardest hit by the storm.  In the days and weeks that followed, the Corps worked closely with its partners to unwater approximately 475 million gallons of salt water from flooded critical infrastructure, install more than 200 generators to critical facilities such as hospitals and police stations, remove roughly 900,000 cubic yards of debris in New York City alone, and provide more than nine million liters of bottled water and begin measures to repair damaged coastal projects.

More info at www.usace.army.mil/sandy
  • This edition features stories on Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick ordered up to 1,000 National Guard members to support civilian authorities after tornadoes caused property damage and power outages across the state on June 1, 12 World War II veterans sharing their memories and experiences with some of their fellow veterans at Bassinbourn Barracks, an Airmen training a joint team of service members at Vandenberg Air Force Base for a 10 to 12 mile obstacle course competition, and Lajes Field Airmen and their families receiving a special visit from a couple of beauty queens during a block party celebrating the beginning of summer. Hosted by Senior Airman Alina Richard.

Options

  • Army
  • Marines
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Coast Guard
  • National Guard

HOLIDAY GREETINGS

SELECT A HOLIDAY:

VIDEO ON DEMAND

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Flickr