June 1916

Relief Work in Flooded Areas

Volume 1, Issue 2
Author: 

THE armed forces of the United States have been called upon, ever since their inception, to perform strike and riot duty, to establish strict quarantine guard about sections stricken with yellow fever, cholera and other epidemics, to reen force state and municipal police in protecting areas devastated by flood or fire until that duty has assumed certain well-defined methods of procedure. In foreign lands and in insular possessions the Navy and Marine Corps have had to bear the brunt of relief work incident to hurricanes, epidemics and fires.

If you are an MCA&F Member

Click here to login and view all Leatherneck and Marine Corps Gazette articles

OR Join the MCA&F to continue reading

By becoming a member of the Marine Corps Association & Foundation, you gain access to the entire library of articles from Leatherneck Magazine and the Marine Corps Gazette. Click here to sign up online and continue reading this article