OXBOW, N.D. - In this photo by the U.S. Coast Guard, Chief Greg
executive petty officer of Small Boat Station Marblehead, Ohio, conducts an
informal situation brief, Wednesday, March 25, 2009.
The local eatery Knickerbockers opened its doors to the Coast Guard
other local agencies responding to the 2009 midwest floods.
"Working with other agencies during prior response efforts has
enabled us to
work efficiently with the local agencies here in North Dakota. I'm really
impressed how we have all worked collaboratively on this response," said
(U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 3rd Class Renee C. Aiello)