UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:53am
National Guard members in the Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana continue to help try and contain the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The parish currently remains in defense mode trying to protect the shoreline at Shell Beach, Hopedale and Delacroix, Louisiana.
The troops there are trying to build a ribbon bridge.
From the bridge, crews will deploy resources to help combat the oil floating in the water.