Illinois National Guard Soldiers moving sandbags to build a levee
190611-A-YR062-0595.JPG Photo By: Barbara Wilson

East Cape Girardeau, IL - Illinois National Guard Soldiers move sandbags through flood waters at East Cape Girardeau, Illinois as they construct a sandbag levee to control flooding in the community. Soldiers from the 1844th Transportation Company, East St. Louis, Illinois; 933rd Military Police Company, Ft. Sheridan, Illinois and 708th Medical Company, North Riverside, Illinois, have been working in East Cape Girardeau since Monday to assist with flood control. They are among 200 Soldiers activated for State Active Duty by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker June 4 to assist with flood duty from the Metro-East area south along the Mississippi River.


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