Utterback, Mitch and Ault, Robert

Utterback, Mitch and Ault, Robert
Utterback, Mitch, interviewee; Ault, Robert, interviewee; Kiefer, Richard, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
14 June 2014
Date digitized:
14 June 2014
Length of interview:
19 minutes, 32 seconds

This interview has two narrators: Lt. Col. Mitch Utterback from the Colorado National Guard and Col. Robert Ault, U.S. Army. Utterback is the liaison to all civil authorities in Colorado, especially during a disaster. The National Guard provided aerial and ground search and rescue support to the County Sheriff, and the U.S. Army provided support to the National Guard during the Boulder flood of September 2013. The two men discuss the chain of command in disaster situations, the ability of the military in Colorado to provide support in such situations, and the satisfaction for military personnel of being able to be of service to domestic populations.

Floods Colorado Boulder County
Search and rescue operations Colorado Boulder County
United States Army search and rescue operations
National Guard search and rescue operations
Original Format:
digital audio
This interview is part of a series that was originally recorded and broadcast on the KGNU radio show, “A Public Affair.” It also is one of a series of interviews about the Boulder County Flood of 2013.
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