“They lost everything”: what its like to deploy to disaster-stricken communities
Corps personnel assessing scorched infrastructure after the October 2017 Northern California Wildfires, which covered more than 245,000 acres of land. In coordination with FEMA, corps volunteers deployed to Sonoma to support the Consolidated Debris Removal Program which removed more than 2.2 million tons of ash from the affected areas (U.S. Army photo by Carol Vernon).