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Workers still trying to excavate underground base after epic storm, slide

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AFS, Colo. -- Spc. Kurtis Hibbitts, heavy equipment operator, 615th Engineer Company, 52nd Engineer Battalion, uses his bulldozer to move large amounts of debris at the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Sept. 13, 2013. The 615th Eng. is part of the severe weather reaction team and responded to a catastrophic mudslide on the AFS, which caused about $5 million in damages.(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. William Smith, 4th Inf. Div. PAO)