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Photo: Soldiers with the Colorado National Guard respond to floods in Boulder County, Colo., Sept. 12, 2013. The Colorado National Guard was activated to provide assistance to people affected by massive flooding along Colorado's Front Range. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Joseph K. VonNida /Released)

Colorado National Guard respond to floods in Boulder County, Colo., Sept. 12, 2013.
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Photo Illustration: U.S. soldiers assigned to the 2nd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam Army National Guard gather to say a prayer before a mission on Main Operating Base Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 19, 2013. (U.S. Army National Guard photo illustration by Sgt. Eddie Siguenza /U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel/ Released)

In light of recent events in Colorado and Washington, D.C., we’ve compiled a list of resources to help service members, their families and American citizens cope with the aftermath of an unexpected crisis.
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Photo: Air Force crews offload Southern California Edison power repair equipment from a C-5 Galaxy on Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2012. The Defense Department initiated the airlift operation to aid recovery efforts in Hurricane Sandy's aftermath. U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Corine Lombardo

Air Force crews offload Southern California Edison power repair equipment from a C-5 Galaxy on Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, N.Y.
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Making the decision to be prepared before disaster strikes is one of the most important choices to make to keep yourself and your family safe.  FEMA Regional Administrator Andrew Velasquez III encourages everyone to become familiar with safe practices in …
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In the “This Week in the DoD” podcast for May 27: Twelve states are currently recovering from natural disasters, including the devastating tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. Service members are delivering relief, and VA financial assistance is available for those …
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