After the Hurricane

Lambert, Richard; Coley, Qwendolyn D.; Prichard, Chuck
August 2006
Soldiers;Aug2006, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p32
The article focuses on the role of the U.S. Army Reserve in the rescue and recovery effort that followed hurricane Katrina in 2005. Company B, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment went on a flying mission to evacuate residents from a neighborhood where floodwater was rising. Several soldiers reporting for the mission left behind their own homes that have been damaged by the storm to help others. The missions included hauling food and water from the Tortugas ship to relief workers and Marines in affected areas.


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