Tag: Red River Floods

Coast Guard concludes 2011 Red River flood ops

Coast Guard airboat

Coast Guard members in an airboat from Station Belle Isle, Mich., patrol floodwaters while conducting wellness checks. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Tara Molle. Written by Lt. Rob McCaskey, chief of incident management, Sector Upper Mississippi River. After nearly three weeks of operations, the Coast Guard is winding down its response

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Red River flood response continues

Red River flood

With contributions from Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Brahm. Steve Revering, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Garrett Hodgson and Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild conduct wellness checks. Coast Guard members are working with state and local agencies to conduct wellness checks and perform rescues and other critical functions to ensure

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Coast Guard joins Red River flood response

Red River floods

Jesse Jahner, a sheriff with the Cass County Sheriff’s Department, carries a young girl to safety after a dike broke near her home trapping her inside. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. With contributions from Chief Warrant Officer Lionel Bryant and Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Brahm Coast Guard personnel,

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