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Airman 1st Class Robert Ridgway, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron plans and operations, goes through an emergency preparedness kit April 13 on Ramstein.

PrepareAthon! comes to Ramstein, builds KMC resiliency

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

It’s the morning of Aug. 28, 2005 — people awake to sounds of faint screams and echoes of buildings collapsing. A sense of panic and fear lingers in the air as 175 mph winds and masses of water engulfed 90,000 square miles of land. Outside, one of the five deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history has reached the southeast and midwest of the continent. The hurricane eventually killed over 1,000 people and caused more than $100 billion in property damage.

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