Rescue team pulls seventeen from floodwaters in Nederland, Texas : News Photo

Rescue team pulls seventeen from floodwaters in Nederland, Texas

NEDERLAND, TX - SEPTEMBER 13: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been reviewed by U.S. Military prior to transmission.) In this handout provided by the U.S. Air Force, reservist pararescuemen from the 920th Rescue Wing, based in Patrick Air Force Base, FL, prepare to rescue a family who were trapped on the roof of their Nederland, Texas house by flood waters from hurricane Ike. The pararescuemen, along with other air crews, two HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters and two HC-130P/N refueling aircraft, rescued 17 people from the small Texas town on Sept. 13, 2008. (Photo by Paul Flipse/US Air Force via Getty Images)
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NEDERLAND, TX - SEPTEMBER 13: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been reviewed by U.S. Military prior to transmission.) In this handout provided by the U.S. Air Force, reservist pararescuemen from the 920th Rescue Wing, based in Patrick Air Force Base, FL, prepare to rescue a family who were trapped on the roof of their Nederland, Texas house by flood waters from hurricane Ike. The pararescuemen, along with other air crews, two HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters and two HC-130P/N refueling aircraft, rescued 17 people from the small Texas town on Sept. 13, 2008. (Photo by Paul Flipse/US Air Force via Getty Images)
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