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Preparing for the storm

ELLINGTON FIELD, Texas -- Airmen with the 147th Fighter Wing here fill sandbags Sept. 21 to protect buildings from flooding that Hurricane Rita is projected to bring. Rita is the third worst hurricane in recorded history and is expected to make landfall Sept. 24. Ellington Field is 17 miles southeast of Houston. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher D. Kerens)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Christopher D. Kerens
VIRIN: 050921-F-9177K-033.JPG
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