Merry Christmassissippi Local Scouts help Katrina victims in Mississippi
DeKALB - Imagine a massive hurricane is heading toward your home.
You could stay and protect yourself or you could leave everything behind and help others.
A sense of duty compels you to put others before yourself and your family. Whenever duty calls, you are there to help.
After helping thousands of complete strangers find safety, shelter and food, you return home to find that you have lost everything. Your car. Your home. Your community.
In September, Hurricane Katrina unleashed her fury on the Gulf Coast of the United States, inflicting widespread damage and leaving thousands homeless.
United States troops stationed at Keesler Air Force Base evacuated entire communities to safe havens for safety, shelter, food and medical attention.