The Corps of Engineer's Overall Response

Rickey, John; Minsker, Chuck; Pogue, Jim; Jackson, Susan
June 2006
Soldiers;Jun2006, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p8
This article discusses the disaster relief operations of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The response was kicked into action from Corps district offices up and down the Mississippi Valley. The reactions of employees of the corps to the impact of the hurricane are stated. In addition, this article presents some critical decisions made during the relief operations.


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