More than 400 airmen from Barksdale AFB, La., worked tirelessly around the clock starting Oct. 31, 2009, to help local officials in northern Bossier Parish reinforce a levee meant to contain Red Chute Bayou against rising waters that had surged nearly 10 feet above normal levels after severe storms ravaged northwest Louisiana. Here, Barksdale airmen place sandbags on the levee to hold back floodwaters in Bossier City, La.
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