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Year in review: humanitarianism & human interest.

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Texas National Guard Pvt. Mark Rivera of Company A, 72nd Infantry Brigade, and Pvt. 1st Class Joseph Davora, Co. A, 1-41 Infantry Regiment, carry a woman stranded by flood waters to a waiting truck, where Pvt. John Paul Borrego and Pfc. Christopher Culbelier, both from the 72nd Infantry Brigade, stand by to help.

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Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Neely (center), a scout platoon sergeant for 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, reenlists while standing in the Euphrates River in central Iraq, Feb. 25, 2008.

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Sgt. Jennifer D. Atkinson Army working dog, Karlo.

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Soldiers assigned to the Iowa Army National Guard construct a 7-foot levee to protect an electrical generator from rising floodwaters in Hills, Iowa, June 14, 2008. Iowa National Guard Airmen and Soldiers were activated to work with state and local agencies to provide security and help with recovery in flooded areas.

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1st Lt. John Busuego photographs children in Baghdad's Adhamiyah security district, Aug. 19, 2008. Busuego is the economics-development coordinator for 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad.

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Louisiana Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Halbert J. Hardy Jr. helps evacuate residents of Lake Charles, La., when Hurricane Ike flooded parts of the area.
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Publication:Soldiers Magazine
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jan 1, 2009
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