July 30, 2011
I was stationed at Elmendorf AFB when news of the flood reached us. Several airmen who had pending assignments to Ellsworth AFB had to be diverted to other bases because of a lack of housing in Rapid City. Some were already enroute and had to be notified to stay put and wait for further orders.
“Bob Beers,” Flood of 1972, accessed June 16, 2021, https://1972flood.omeka.net/items/show/359.