Coast Guard Responds to Hurricane Sandy

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Coast Guard recruits prepare to board buses to evacuate Training Center Cape May, N.J., Oct. 28, 2012, the Coast Guard's enlisted basic training center, in response to Hurricane Sandy. More than 300 recruits and staff boarded buses to evacuate the training center, and more than 1,000 Coast Guardsmen and their families also evacuated. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Donnie Brzuska
  • Coast Guard recruits prepare to board buses to evacuate Training Center Cape May, N.J., Oct. 28, 2012, the Coast Guard's enlisted basic training center, in response to Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 28, 2012. More than 300 recruits and staff boarded buses to evacuate the training center, and more than 1,000 Coast Guardsmen and their families also evacuated. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Donnie Brzuska
  • Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Cape May, N.J., get under way on their 45-foot response boat, Oct. 27, 2012, to prepare for Hurricane Sandy. The Coast Guard relocates and secures their assets during heavy weather to avoid damage, enabling them to respond after the storm passes. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Donnie Brzuska
  • Crews from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock transfer their 47-foot motor lifeboats to a safe haven in Montauk, N.Y., Oct. 27, 2012. Coast Guard Stations around Long Island are preparing for Hurricane Sandy's arrival. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Aux. Fred Furnell
  • Storm waters floods Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, N.J., and the surrounding area, Oct. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy moves into the area. The storm is expected to bring life-threatening storm surge and coastal hurricane winds.  U.S. Coast Guard photo
  • Storm waters flood Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, N.J., Oct. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy moves into the area. The storm is expected to bring life-threatening storm surge and coastal hurricane winds. U.S. Coast Guard photo