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Military flood evacuation mission continues in Colorado

Military flood evacuation mission continues in Colorado

Members of the Colorado and Wyoming National Guard, along with the U.S. Army's 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, from Fort Carson, Colo., are continuing their support of civil authorities in Colorado...more

Soldiers rescue more than 2,100 from Colorado floods

Soldiers rescue more than 2,100 from Colorado floods

Colorado National Guard and active-duty Soldiers have rescued more than 2,100 people and hundreds of pets displaced by flooding in Colorado.more

N.Y. Army Guard helps Mohawk Valley rebuild, recover from July flash floods

N.Y. Army Guard helps Mohawk Valley rebuild, recover from July flash floods

Using bulldozers, excavators, and just plain muscle, about 250 New York Army National Guard troops cleared tons of rocky debris from flood-ravaged waterways in the towns of German Flatts and Fort...more

Missouri Guard units providing flood response along Mississippi River

Missouri Guard units providing flood response along Mississippi River

About 100 Missouri National Guard members from units in St. Louis and Hannibal joined dozens of volunteers to work in support of flood relief operations in affected areas.more

Rainy season brings flash flooding potential

Rainy season brings flash flooding potential

FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Gray skies, a clap of thunder and rain can come in a torrential downpour in Colorado when mere hours before sunshine prevailed. The state's dry climate belies the fact that...more

New York Army National Guard Soldiers Clear Roads, Contain Floodwaters

New York Army National Guard Soldiers Clear Roads, Contain Floodwaters

From shoring up a creek to transporting emergency supplies here, New York National Guard Soldiers are helping residents weather flooding and other damages caused by Hurricane Irene.more

Guard still tackling Midwest flooding

Guard still tackling Midwest flooding

About 2,000 National Guard members from nine states are continuing operations in support of the 2011 Midwest floods, which have ravaged thousands of acres and potentially caused billions of dollars...more

Task Force Resolute provides Humanitarian Assistance in Afghanistan

Task Force Resolute provides Humanitarian Assistance in Afghanistan

The coalition forces mission in Afghanistan is often an uphill battle. Kinetic Warfare is only one of the many challenges that hinder the goal of leaving Afghans with a secure and stable...more

4,300 Guard members responding to U.S. floods

4,300 Guard members responding to U.S. floods

The number of National Guard members responding to severe spring flooding rose to about 4,300 over the weekend as parts of the Missouri River began to swell in states such as North Dakota, South...more

Engineers blow levees to protect river communities

Engineers blow levees to protect river communities

The Army Corps of Engineers blew off the top few feet of three levee crevasses in the Mississippi River over the past week to keep high waters from flooding communities downriver.more

National Guard tackles deadly storms, fires, floods

National Guard tackles deadly storms, fires, floods

The National Guard is supporting civilian authorities responding to storms that have killed more than 200 people in six states.more

Soldiers, helicopters to deploy for Pakistan relief

Soldiers, helicopters to deploy for Pakistan relief

Defense Department officials announced the deployment of 18 helicopters to Pakistan from the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, based at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, as part of the expanding U.S...more

16th CAB to support Pakistan flood relief

16th CAB to support Pakistan flood relief

Soldiers and helicopters of the 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade are preparing to rapidly deploy in support of U.S. Government humanitarian assistance and...more

U.S. aid to Pakistani flood victims ramps up

U.S. aid to Pakistani flood victims ramps up

U.S. Army helicopters took advantage of a break in the weather to fly relief missions in Pakistan, rescuing 916 people and delivering 89,000 pounds of relief supplies.more

U.S. continues aid to Pakistan flood victims

U.S. continues aid to Pakistan flood victims

The United States is continuing to aid flood victims in Pakistan while working with the Pakistani government to see if additional U.S. military support is required.more

U.S. military in Afghanistan responds to Pakistan flood

U.S. military in Afghanistan responds to Pakistan flood

The U.S. military in Afghanistan are responding rapidly to the disastrous flooding that has reportedly killed more than 1,200 people in Pakistan, 60 in Afghanistan and affected millions.more

National Guard called out for floods, fires

National Guard called out for floods, fires

Gov. Dave Freudenthal authorized about 100 Wyoming National Guard members this week to assist with the state's disaster relief efforts in the flooded areas of Fremont County, Wyo.more

Third Army delivers aid to flood-stricken Tajikistan

Third Army delivers aid to flood-stricken Tajikistan

Third Army Soldiers responded over the weekend to a request for assistance from the government of Tajikistan, due to flooding there which has killed at least 22 people, left 50 missing, injured 200...more

Third Army provides aid to Tajikistan flood victims

Third Army provides aid to Tajikistan flood victims

Third Army Soldiers have responded to a request for assistance from the Government of Tajikistan due to a recent flood crisis.more

USACE People: Sacramento District engineer recognized by EPA for flood work

USACE People: Sacramento District engineer recognized by EPA for flood work

Dennis Potter receives EPA's Bronze Medal for his help during 2008 Iowa floods.more

Guardsmen fight floods in three states

Guardsmen fight floods in three states

As North Dakota begins to draw down the number of National Guard members fighting floods, at least three other states are calling up personnel for the same mission.more

Guard helps with flood control in North Dakota

Guard helps with flood control in North Dakota

Some 700 National Guard troops have been helping to prevent flooding in multiple counties in southeast North Dakota, including the largest city, Fargo.more

National Guard battles storms, flooding in five states

National Guard battles storms, flooding in five states

Rain and melting snow continue to increase flooding in five states across the northern United States and more than 1,200 National Guard troops have been called to respond.more

Iowa Guard Civil Support Team pulls poisons from flood waters

Iowa Guard Civil Support Team pulls poisons from flood waters

A National Guard counterterrorism unit has been wet and waist-deep in its battle against hazardous materials caught up in floodwaters in Des Moines, Iowa.more

Guard fighting Midwest floods, California fires

Guard fighting Midwest floods, California fires

National Guard troops fought both Midwest flooding and California wildfires Thursday.more

Guard Floods States with Help as Waters Rise

Guard Floods States with Help as Waters Rise

Governors in four of six Midwestern states affected by heavy rains and subsequent flooding called out more than 2,000 National Guardmembers this week as flood waters forced residents from their...more

Guard Soldiers Bring Water to Hope after Flooding

Guard Soldiers Bring Water to Hope after Flooding

National Guard troops provided fresh, potable water from 400-gallon, camouflaged water tanks to the people of Hope, where the water supply was contaminated by flooding.more

National Guard Responds to Indiana Flooding

National Guard Responds to Indiana Flooding

Indiana National Guard troops were activated Saturday to help residents caught in flash flooding across the state when unprecedented rainfall made the already saturated soil unstable.more

NG Helps Protect CA Residents From Landslides

NG Helps Protect CA Residents From Landslides

California National Guard Soldiers fill sandbags to help residents of Southern California protect their homes and property from floods and mudslides that usually accompany wildfires.more

Guard Readies for Aftermath of California Fires

Guard Readies for Aftermath of California Fires

Under a sky still smoky from active wildfires, National Guard Citizen-Soldiers prepared for the flash floods and mudslides that will come long after the flames are extinguished.more