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Mon October 3, 2005
New Role for US Military in Natural Disasters
By Kristin Espeland
Laramie, WY – The floodwaters are receding, and by now the helicopter crews dispatched from FE Warren Air Force Base to help with Hurricane Rita relief should be back in Cheyenne. But their presence on the gulf coast could have lasting consequences on domestic disaster relief. Wyoming Public Radio's Kristin Espeland has also returned from the gulf coast and reports on the military's perspective on this new role.