A Michigan Air National Guard helicopter crew's aerial view of massive flooding in the Midland, Michigan area along the Tittabawassee River that resulted from breaches of the Edenville and Sanford Dams.
Michigan National Guard units from Bay City, Saginaw, Port Huron, and other nearby communities responded to the Michigan State Police (MSP) request to provide assistance evacuating Midland area residents from this 500-year flooding event.
Approximately 130 soldiers and more than 40 specialized vehicles arrived in the area to provide assistance. The National Guard began missions on May 20, 2020 at 4 AM ... evacuating citizens, augmenting emergency planners, and preparing logistical support.
Air National Guard video by Master Sgt. Scott Thompson May 20, 2020