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Hurricane Sandy Relief: Army Reserve Soldiers Pump Out Flood Water During Snow Storm

Maj. John Adams and Spc. John Carkeet IV

DVIDS - November 7, 2012 Soldiers from the 401st Quartermaster Detachment out of Lock Haven, Pa., pumped water out of flooded basements throughout the New York City area Nov. 7 while battling a blizzard that swept across the northeast United States.

The 401st arrived in New York Nov. 5 and have so far pumped more than 7,000 gallons of water out of schools, community centers and government housing districts in Long Beach and the Rockaways, two New York City area communities structurally crippled by Hurricane Sandy. Soundbites include John Kline - Property Maintenance Supervisor, New York City Housing Authority; Army Reserve Sgt. Kimberly Boyce - Water Treatment Specialist and First Squad Leader, 401st Quartermaster Detachment, Lock Haven, PA. and Air Force Col. Ed Manning - Defense Coordinating Officer, Region 7, Kansas City, MO. Produced by Spc. John L. Carkeet IV.

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