Solemn service: In a ceremony attheir camp, members of Task ForceOne folded a flag they found during asearch Saturday in Biloxi, Miss. --Sam Riche / The Star
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September 4, 2005
Indiana rescue team finishes its task
By Tom Spalding
BILOXI, Miss. -- Bill Brown wants to be sure Hoosiers know the kind of sacrifice members of the Indiana-basedTask Force One -- who will leave for home this morning -- made in responseto Hurricane Katrina.Which explains some of his reasons for knocking on the door of a recreationalvehicle at 11:30 p.m. Thursday to roustreporters recording the search-and-rescue team's efforts."You'll want to see this," Brown, 48,Indianapolis, said once the door opened."Bring your camera."He escorted a reporter to "HurricaneLatrina," a makeshift outhouse that teammembers cobbled together after a truck transporting portable toilets to the rescueworkers' camp was hijacked.While some of the federal disaster relief agencies responding to the devastatingAug. 29 hurricane keep reporters atarm's length, Brown's approach is justthe opposite. The Indianapolis firefighter and task force coordinator wants the public to share in every moment fromthe front line -- even the light-heartedones.After driving 884 miles through five states, the Indiana team made up of 30men, four women and four search dogs received word Saturday that its job
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