I just got back from Slidel where the eye passed. My inlaws have a house in Eden Isles which was on the lake front. Out National Guards men where every place. Not just keeping order but helping people in the subdivisions clear trash, trees and even stripping homes. My newphew sliped in the two inch thick mud in his home and twisted his knee. At first we thought it was broke and we were getting a bit scared because getting around that place isn't easy. We had also heard that hospitals would only take life threating patients. Well we asked one of the guardsmen if there was a medic in their crew and young woman from Florida came running down the street to take a look. Turns out he was fine which was much relief to all of us. If I ever hear anyone say any crap about our military with what I saw today I will knock their block off. BTW Slidel looks like a giant bomb went off there but the other areas around New Orleans is starting to come back to life.