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The Twelve Days of Colorado National Guard Christmas 
By Colorado National Guard Public Affairs 
CONG 12 Days 
(U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jecca Geffre/RELEASED)

On the first day of Christmas
my governor requested of me:
1 massive flood response

On the second day of Christmas
my governor requested of me:
2 months of road repairs
and 1 massive flood response

On the third day of Christmas
my governor requested of me:
3 thousand-233 people and 1,300 pets evacuated
2 months of road repairs
and 1 massive flood response

On the fourth day of Christmas
my governor requested of me:
4 wildfire responses
3 thousand 233 people and 1,300 pets evacuated
2 months of road repairs
and 1 massive flood response

On the fifth day of Christmas
my governor requested of me:
5 hundred-fifty-seven water bucket drops on wildfires
4 wildfire responses
3 thousand 233 people and 1,300 pets evacuated
2 months of road repairs
and 1 massive flood response

On the sixth day of Christmas
my governor requested of me:
6ty-seven security check points during the flood
5 hundred-fifty-seven water bucket drops on wildfires
4 wildfire responses
3 thousand 233 people and 1,300 pets evacuated
2 months of road repairs
and 1 massive flood response

On the seventh day of Christmas
my governor requested of me:
7-teen lives saved by aerial search-and-rescue (other than floods)
6ty-seven security check points during the flood
5 hundred-fifty-seven water bucket drops on wildfires
4 wildfire responses
3 thousand 233 people and 1,300 pets evacuated
2 months of road repairs
and 1 massive flood response

On the eighth day of Christmas
my governor requested of me:
8 states supporting Vigilant Guard
7-teen lives saved by aerial search-and-rescue (other than floods)
6ty-seven security check points during the flood
5 hundred-fifty-seven water bucket drops on wildfires
4 wildfire responses
3 thousand 233 people and 1,300 pets evacuated
2 months of road repairs
and 1 massive flood response

On the ninth day of Christmas
my governor requested of me:
9 countries deployed to with 560 guard members
8 states supporting Vigilant Guard
7-teen lives saved by aerial search-and-rescue (other than floods)
6ty-seven security check points during the flood
5 hundred-fifty-seven water bucket drops on wildfires
4 wildfire responses
3 thousand 233 people and 1,300 pets evacuated
2 months of road repairs
and 1 massive flood response

On the tenth day of Christmas
my governor requested of me:
10-million-dollar facility in Alamosa
9 countries deployed to with 560 guard members
8 states supporting Vigilant Guard
7-teen lives saved by aerial search-and-rescue (other than floods)
6ty-seven security check points during the flood
5 hundred-fifty-seven water bucket drops on wildfires
4 wildfire responses
3 thousand 233 people and 1,300 pets evacuated
2 months of road repairs
and 1 massive flood response

On the eleventh day of Christmas
my governor requested of me:
11 hundred man days supporting floods
10-million-dollar facility in Alamosa
9 countries deployed to with 560 guard members
8 states supporting Vigilant Guard
7-teen lives saved by aerial search-and-rescue (other than floods)
6ty-seven security check points during the flood
5 hundred-fifty-seven water bucket drops on wildfires
4 wildfire responses
3 thousand 233 people and 1,300 pets evacuated
2 months of road repairs
and 1 massive flood response

On the twelfth day of Christmas
my governor requested of me:
12 hundred sand bags filled
11 hundred man days supporting floods
10-million-dollar facility in Alamosa
9 countries deployed to with 560 guard members
8 states supporting Vigilant Guard
7-teen lives saved by aerial search-and-rescue (other than floods)
6ty-seven security check points during the flood
5 hundred-fifty-seven water bucket drops on wildfires
4 wildfire responses
3 thousand 233 people and 1,300 pets evacuated
2 months of road repairs
and 1 massive flood response

 

12/23/2013