Cascadia Rising drill brings Blackhawk to Point Roberts


Photos by Mark Robbins

Point Roberts was one of five stops in remote communities in San Juan, Island and Whatcom County where this Washington National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk simulated delivery of boxes of medical supplies June 9 as part of the four-day Cascadia Rising exercise. In the event of a disaster, such as a 9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami Cascadia Rising was meant to simulate. The National Guard would be activated to bring supplies to isolated areas.








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