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Borne, Severe - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Severe, David - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Twelfth Infantry - West Virginia

Severe, George - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Fourteenth Confederate Cavalry, L-Z - Raised Directly by the Confederate Government

Severe, John - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Fourteenth Confederate Cavalry, L-Z - Raised Directly by the Confederate Government

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - Volunteers collect debris along Duquesne Street, after an EF-5 tornado struck the cities of Joplin and Duquesne on May 22. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes] Carey, Ohio, September 12, 2007 -- Jim Sherwood, an hydrologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) marks flood waterline on a local barbershop entrance in the center of town.The bronze plaque on the store owners entrance is a historical marker indicating the level of the 1981 flood. The USGS marks flood water levels around the town, especially close to the stream. John Ficara/FEMA

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Search & Rescue personal go through Grand Fork neighborhoods flooded by the Red River. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - A resident looks through the back door of a home that is not flooded because it's protected by a levee of sand bags. The Red River of the North is flooding Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Grand Forks after the Red River of the North flood waters came though the town. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of a flooded Grand Forks neighborhood after the Red River flood waters came though Grand Forks. FEMA/Mike Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Grand Forks neighborhood still flooded after the Red River flood waters came though the town. FEMA/Mike Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Search & Rescue personal in boats go through Grand Forks neighborhoods flooded by the Red River of the North. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - A flooded neighborhood with cars still floating due the flood waters from the Red River of the North. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of a flooded Grand Forks neighborhood after the Red River of the North flood waters came though the area. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May 1, 1997 - Debris builds at the curbs as residents muck out their homes. Red River flood waters damaged many area homes. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May 1, 1997 -- Debris from the interior of homes now lines the streets and residents wait for it's removal to a site or landfill. Many area homes were damaged as water from the Red River entered their homes. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Grand Forks, the Red River and a flooded neighborhood. The Red River flooded the area. FEMA/Mike Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Grand Forks after the Red River of the North flood waters came though Grand Forks. FEMA/Mike Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of a still flooded Grand Forks neighborhood after the Red River of the North flood waters came though the area. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Grand Forks after the Red River of the North flood waters came though the city.FEMA/Mike Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Grand Forks and river. The Red River of the North flood waters came though Grand Forks. FEMA/Mike Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND April 1, 1997 - Aerial of a Grand Forks neighborhood still flooded after the Red River came though town. FEMA/Mike Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Grand Forks still flooded after the Red River came through town. FEMA/Mike Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Search & Rescue personal in a boat go through Grand Fork neighborhoods flooded by the Red River. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/10/1997 -- Residents build up a sandbag levee as residents and volunteers fight the rising waters of the Red River. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/10/1997 -- Sandbagging becomes a community effort as hundreds of residents and volunteers fight the rising waters of the Red River. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/10/1997 -- Sandbagging becomes a community effort as hundreds of residents and volunteers fight the rising waters of the Red River of the North in Fargo, North Dakota. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/15/1997 -- Residents build up levees with sandbags as residents and volunteers prepare for the rising waters of the Red River of the North. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - Residents of Grand Forks muck out their homes and use pumps to remove water from basements. The Red River flooded and damaged many homes in the area with mud and water. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - A FEMA worker talks to a resident about the flooding damage to this neighborhood. The men are waiting for the Red River waters recede. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - A resident looks at the mud and water still in his home. The Red River damaged many area homes with mud and water when the Red River flood waters came though Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/15/1997 -- Newly filled sandbags are moved around by truck to a levee that's being raised. The entire community is working with volunteers to protect neighborhoods from the rising waters of the Red River of the North. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - FEMA Public Information Office ED Conley (Left) talks with a staff member at the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, 04/15/1997 -- Residents and volunteers build a levee with sandbags to try and protect a neighborhood from the rising water of the Red River of the North. In less than 12 hours Grand Forks will be underwater. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - A FEMA worker and a resident stand in mud talking. The Red River flooded many homes in the area. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 -- Aerial of Grand Forks after the Red River flood waters came though the city. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - FEMA Community Relations members talk to a resident about FEMA recovery help. FEMA CR workers canvas once flooded neighborhoods talking with residents and giving recovery information and contact phone numbers. FEMA/Mike Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - This house was lifted by flood waters and came to rest on a car. Houses were moved off their foundations as the Red River flood waters came though Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/18/97 -- A resident watches a National Guard truck move through the streets of East Grand Forks evacuating residents as flood waters rise. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/18/97 -- Residents of East Grand Forks are helped into National Guard trucks as the city is evacuated. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/18/97 -- These dikes and sandbags failed to stem the flow of water along the Red River of the North and it's tributaries. The U.S. Coast Guard provided major assistance to the response effort. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/18/97 -- National Guardsmen help an elderly lady into a truck as East Grand Forks is evacuated. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a sandbagged neighborhood in Grand Forks with the flooded Red River winding around the area. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a sandbagged neighborhood in Grand Forks with the flooded Red River winding around the area. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May, 1997 -- Aerial view of a flooded property with a house and it's immediate lawn like an island in Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a neighborhood in Grand Forks and the flooded Red River of the North. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a flooded property with a house and it's immediate lawn like an island in Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a sandbagged industrial area in Grand Forks and the flooded Red River of the North. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a sandbagged neighborhood in Grand Forks with the flooded Red River winding around the area. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May , 1997 - Aerial view of Downtown Grand Forks and flooded streets. FEMA/Michael Rieger

Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich arrives in a Gulfstream C-20B at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, to view the damage in Grand Forks, North Dakota and East Grand Forks, Minnesota. Severe flooding ruined them both. All residents were forced to leave their homes and businesses to seek shelter on the Base as well as surrounding communities

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/25/1997 -- FEMA Director James Lee Witt speaks with a flood survivor in East Grand Forks, MN. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/25/1997-- Rep. Newt Gingrich speaks with a Minnesota resident about the flood relief efforts. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/25/1997 -- Governor Arne Carlson, Rep. Newt Gingrich and East Grand Forks Mayor Lynn Stauss discuss flood recovery efforts in the days following the Red River Flood. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- FEMA Mobile Emergency Response Support (MERS) workers set up a Recovery Center in Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- FEMA workers Ken Jordan and Lesli Rucker at a recovery Center in Grand Forks ND. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- A FEMA Mobile Emergency Response Support (MERS) worker sets up a Recovery Center in Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- FEMA's Director, James Lee Witt, talks with residents who are mucking out their homes after the Red River of the North flooded the area. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/30/1997 -- As the water finally recedes debris, that was carried by the water, litters neighborhoods. FEMA/Dave Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- FEMA workers Ken Jordan and Lesli Rucker at a recovery Center in Grand Forks ND. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- FEMA Director, James Lee Witt, meets and talks with residents at a FEMA Recovery Center in Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 - FEMA's Director, James Lee Witt, talks with a FEMA inspector. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May, 1997 -- Aerial view of Grand Forks and the flooded Red River of the North and a levee that was toped with sandbags and breeched, flooding a neighborhood near the river. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May, 1997 -- Aerial view of Grand Forks and the flooded Red River of the North and a levee that was toped with sandbags and breeched, flooding a neighborhood near the river. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May 01, 1997 - Debris builds up as residents muck out their homes. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May, 1997 -- Aerial view of Grand Forks and the flooded Red River of the North. In the foreground are burned buildings. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May, 1997 -- Aerial view of Grand Forks neighborhood and the flooded Red River of the North. The levee in the foreground was toped with sandbags but breeched, flooding the area near the river. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May, 1997 -- Aerial view of a neighborhood in Grand Forks and the flooded Red River. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May, 1997 -- Aerial view of Grand Forks and the flooded Red River with a berm levee that was breeched flooding a neighborhood. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May, 1997 -- FEMA travel trailers in Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May, 1997 -- Aerial view of Grand Forks and the flooded Red River of the North and a levee that was toped with sandbags and breeched, flooding a neighborhood near the river. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May, 1997 -- Aerial view of Grand Forks neighborhood and a bridge crossing the flooded Red River of the North. The levees that were protecting the city are breeched, flooding the area near the river. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May 1997 -- Trash builds up on the street as residents of Grand Forks muck out their homes. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May 01, 1997 - A FEMA official and two children smile for the camera at the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May 01, 1997 - FEMA travel trailers are staged just outside of Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May, 1997 -- Aerial view of Grand Forks the flooded Red River of the North with burned buildings in the foreground. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May 01, 1997 - A FEMA official with a child on his shoulders wearing FEMA hats smile for the camera at the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a neighborhood in Grand Forks and the flooded Red River. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] June 01, 1997, Grand Forks, ND - A FEMA official rides along on a search of flood waters in Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] July 01, 1997, Grand Forks, ND, - FEMA officials talk with Grand Forks residents at the HUD money Dedication. FEMA/Michael Rieger

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1998 Title: Brothers Category: Feature Place: Honorable Mention FeatureSean Williams, left is an eleven-year-old military dependent enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program. Shown together with his younger brother Nathan, age 7, this symbolizes his often despondent role of "big brother." Despite the limitations caused by his Severe Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy, Sean is still looked up to by his younger brother

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Welch, WV, May 9, 2002 -- The Dollar General in Welch, West Virginia lost its complete inventory the second time in two years due to the May 2, 2002 flash. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Premier, WV, May 9, 2002 -- Darryl Lipscomb salvages his bass guitar and a few other possessions from his home in McDowell County, West Virginia. The flash flood that struck on May 2, 2002 was particularly violent. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Welch, WV, May 9, 2002 -- Allen Graybill of Hazard Mitigation speaks with (LtoR) Charmuine Brooks, Tanya Hoover, and Tammy Brooks about thier flood damaged home. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Coalwood, WV, May 18, 2002 -- Alonzo Perry, Jr. stands grim faced in the aftermath of the May 2, 2002 flash flood that wreaked havoc in southern West Virginia, northern Virginia, and eastern Kentucky. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Welch, WV, May 15, 2002 -- Allen Graybill of Hazard Mitigation works with Joyce Carlisle in the Disaster Recovery Office in Welch, West Virginia about damage her home sustained during the flash flood of May 2, 2002. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Welch, WV, May 9, 2002 -- The clean up is underway in southern West Virginia after the violent flash flood of May 2, 2002. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Premier, WV, May 9, 2002 -- Jacob Garfield stands outside his neighbor's flood ravaged home in McDowell County, West Virginia. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Hemphill, WV, May 30, 2002 -- Charlayne Haynes of Public Affairs talks with Mike Vaughn and his dog Precious about the upcoming demolition of his home as a result of the flash flood that hit southern West Virginia on May 2, 2002. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Panther, WV, May 8, 2002 -- Richard Addir cleans up after the May 2, 2002 flash flood struck Panther, West Virginia. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Coalwood, WV, May 18, 2002 -- John Tabor stands in front of the new travel trailer being provided free of charge while he makes the necessary repairs to his flood damaged home. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Coalwood, WV, May 18, 2002 -- John Tabor stands in front of the new travel trailer being provided free of charge while he makes the necessary repairs to his flood damaged home. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Garland, WV, May 20, 2002 -- Mildred Avecedo talks with Wilbur Bishop, Jr. about his experiences on the afternoon of May 2, 2002 when a flash flood hit his south West Virginian home and nearly swept his wife away while she was in her tanning bed. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Garland, WV, May 20, 2002 -- Mildred Avecdo of Public Affairs talks with Wilbur Bishop, Jr. about damage his home sustained from the flash flood of May 2, 2002. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Panther, WV, May 20, 2002 -- During Project Reach Out members of Community Relations and Human Services meet with isolated victims of the flash flood that hit south West Virginia to offer FEMA's help. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Garland, WV, May 20, 2002 -- Wilbur Bishop stands where four feet of soil that had a shed on it used to be in his back yard prior to flash flood of May 2, 2002. In the shed was a tanning bed with his daughter-in-law tanning at the time of the flash flood. His son narrowly saved his wife before the shed, tanning bed, and two ATVs were washed away. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides] Panther, WV, May 20, 2002 -- Gen. John Diggins (Ret.) of Community Relations hands out a mobile home flyer to Connie Lane of Panther,West Virginia. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 8, 2005 -- This Eastbrook Mobile Home Park is heavily damaged by a Tornado. Eighteen lives were destroyed. Vandenberg Humane Society worker with rescued dog. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 8, 2005 -- This Eastbrook Mobile Home Park is heavily damaged by a Tornado. Eighteen lives were destroyed. Workers re-constructing sewage pump. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, October 8, 2005 -- The Eastbrook Mobile Home Park is heavily damaged by a Tornado. Eighteen lives were destroyed in the park alone. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

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