U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Roy Chandler, left, and Spc. Benjamin Grogan, assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 169th Aviation Regiment, Alabama Army National Guard, sit on the tail of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter in route to deliver hay bales to cattle that have been stranded by Hurricane Harvey near Hampshire, Texas, Sep. 3, 2017. The Department of Defense is conducting Defense Support of Civil Authorities operations in response to the effects of Hurricane Harvey. DSCA operations are part of the DoD’s response capability to assist civilian responders in saving lives, relieving human suffering and mitigating property damage in response to a catastrophic disaster. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Dustin D. Biven)

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