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08/31/2008

GUSTAV IN THE GULF

An infrared satellite image provided by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Monterey, Calif., shows Tropical Storm Gustav in the Gulf of Mexico at about 10 p.m. EDT, Aug. 31, 2008. National Guard personnel have been working with local, state and federal officials to evacuate New Orleans and prepare for the storm. U.S. Navy photo

08/31/2008

SPECIAL ASSISTANCE

Members of the Louisiana Air National Guard medical team assist a special-needs resident as she prepares to be evacuated before the arrival of Hurricane Gustav at the Union Passenger Terminal Station in New Orleans on Aug. 30, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael L. Owens

08/31/2008

GUARD BRIEFING

Air Force Maj. Gen. William Etter, director of domestic operations for the National Guard Bureau, briefs reporters on the National Guard's preparations for Tropical Storm Gustavat the Federal Emergency Managment Agency in Washington, D.C., Aug. 29, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jon Soucy

08/29/2008

MONEY WOES?

Personal finance expert and motivational speaker Suze Orman frequently takes calls from servicemembers on CNBC’s “The Suze Orman Show,” and she has reached out to troops by making speaking appearances at bases and by being involved in the www.militarysaves.com campaign. Courtesy Photo

08/31/2008

DELIVERING FUN

U.S. soldiers deliver soccer balls and candy to an orphanage in the Sadr City district of Baghdad, Aug. 18, 2008. The soldiers are assigned to the 4th Infantry Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team and the 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion. U.S. Army photo by Tech Sgt. Cohen A. Young

08/08/2008

MONEY WOES?

Personal finance expert and motivational speaker Suze Orman frequently takes calls from servicemembers on CNBC’s “The Suze Orman Show,” and she has reached out to troops by making speaking appearances at bases and by being involved in the www.militarysaves.com campaign. Courtesy photo

08/29/2008

TRACKING GUSTAV

An infrared satellite image provided by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, Calif., shows the status of Tropical Storm Gustav at about 11 a.m. EDT in the Caribbean Sea, Aug. 29, 2008. Gustav is a tropical storm on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale, with maximum sustained winds near 65 mph and higher gusts. The storm is currently in the Carribbean Sea. U.S. Navy photo

08/31/2008

ABRAMS HEAT

U.S. Marines aboard an M1A1 Main Battle Tank engages light armored targets with explosive anti-tank rounds during the battalion’s bi-annual gunnery qualification at Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 26, 2008. The Marines and tanks are assigned to the 1st Tank Battalion’s Company C. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Corey A. Blodgett

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