Shot on July 10, 2021, by Cpl Rachael Allen, the image captures Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry deployed to help with high water levels in the Yukon.
In the image soldiers inspect a sandbag wall for weak points against the floodwaters during Operation LENTUS.
Easier this month, the Yukon Government declared a state of emergency for the Southern Lakes region. This year’s water, July 2021 levels surpassed those last seen in 2007.
Cpl. Allen serves with Canadian Forces Combat Camera. The image is courtesy of Canadian Armed Forces Photo.