Corps Team Assesses Power in Hurricane-Struck Galveston
Sgt. 1st Class Thaddeus Pilewski (right) and Sgt. Leandro Rocha check the electrical requirements for an air conditioning unit at the Island Community Center Sep. 19 in Galveston, Texas. Teams of power experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power), Fort Belvoir, Va., are conducting power assessments prior to installing temporary emergency power at critical public facilities in areas of Galveston affected by Hurricane Ike. The Corps assists the Federal Emergency Management Agency by coordinating and organizing public works and engineering-related support. (US Army Corps of Engineers photo by Brooks O. Hubbard IV)

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