Galveston Conducts Hurricane Tabletop Exercise
Col. Rhett Blackmon, commander of the Galveston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, middle, discusses the roles and responsibilities of the district in the event of a hurricane during a hurricane tabletop exercise at the district headquarters in Galveston, Texas, July 25, 2023. The Galveston District routinely conducts hurricane preparedness exercises in efforts to continuously execute their mission should the need arise. The district has been instrumental in hurricane and storm management and recovery efforts for more than 100 years since the initial construction of the Galveston Seawall was completed in 1904. U.S. Army photo by Trevor Welsh.