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North Carolina National Guard helping South Carolina Guard in flood aftermath
October 13, 2015
A North Carolina National Guard Soldier assigned to the 875th Engineer Company looks over the bridge, onto the damaged canal where rocks are being placed to create a temporary dam in Columbia, South Carolina, Oct. 11, 2015. The NCNG has been ready to support the South Carolina Emergency Management Division and other state and federal partner agencies as South Carolina recovers from the effects of extended rain downfall, causing severe flooding throughout the state.

More than 2,650 Guard members now helping in South Carolina
October 8, 2015
U.S. Army Spc. Joshua Monk, assigned to the 1052nd Transportation Company, South Carolina National Guard in Kingstree South Carolina, uses a forklift to unload sandbags at the 8 Oaks Park in Georgetown on Oct. 7, 2015. The sandbags were delivered in response to widespread flooding in the area as a result of heavy rain. The South Carolina National Guard partnered with federal, state and local emergency management agencies and first responders to provide assistance.

More than 2,300 Guard members respond to flooding throughout East Coast
October 5, 2015
South Carolina National Guard Soldiers with the 108th Chemical Company and the 1-118th FSC assisted with the recovery of fire trucks in the Charleston, South Carolina, area during flood recovery operations Oct. 4, 2015.

New York Guard engineers clear streams as part of Hurricane Joaquin preparations
October 3, 2015
Spc. Dakota Nelson, a heavy equipment operator with the 827th Engineer Company in the New York Army National Guard, operates a D7 Bulldozer as part of the debris cleanup mission in preparation for Hurricane Joaquin, Oct. 2, 2015. The National Guard engineers worked with the Department of Environmental Conservation to clear debris from streams prone to flooding.

South Carolina National Guard responds to historic flood levels
October 3, 2015
U.S. Army Spc. Joshua Monk, a forklift operator in the 1052nd Transportation Company, South Carolina National Guard, from Kingstree, South Carolina, assists in moving and delivery of sandbags from the Wateree Correctional Institute to county emergency managers in Chesterfield to assist in flood response Oct. 3, 2015. Gov. Nikki Haley declared a state of emergency Oct. 1, 2015, to prepare for projected historic amounts of rainfall to impact the Carolinas after a weather system collided with the outer bands of Hurricane Joaquin off the coast, resulting in significant amounts of rain to fall in the region.

Virginia National Guard personnel preparing for possible severe weather response operations
October 2, 2015
This map from the National Hurricane Center shows the projected path this weekend of category-4 Hurricane Joaquin.