Operation: Starting Gun

EF5 Tornado
Moore, Oklahoma
GPS: 35°20′20″N 97°29′15″W

June 2013. I was deployed for the tail end of Operation: Starting Gun. The last two days were spent clearing the land of a veteran in Norman who had received no assistance from a previous tornado, and the Moore Tornado.

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Team Rubicon Command Center
Moore, OK, June 7, 2013 — Team Rubicon, a volunteer group of veterans and first responders doing demolition of destroyed structures, has it’s command center in a nearby shopping mall parking lot. Volunteer organizations are providing many helpful services for May 20 tornado survivors. George Armstrong/FEMA
May 21 Tornado Flyover
Pictured is a flyover of tornado damage from the May 20 tornado in Moore, Okla. Photo by Maj. Geoff Legler, Oklahoma National Guard Public Affairs.

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Comparison between the preliminary tornado track (red), the 1999 Bridge Creek-Moore tornado (green), and the 2003 Moore tornado (blue). National Weather Service Norman, Oklahoma.
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