Troops Support Residents After Hurricane Sandy

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Soldiers set up tents at the 130th Airlift Wing on Yeager Air National Guard Base in Charleston, W. Va., Nov. 1, 2012. The wing is the staging ground for transporting supplies from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy, which battered the state with heavy snow, rains and severe winds. The soldiers are assigned to the 1257th Transportation Company, West Virginia Army National Guard. More than 200 Guardsmen are involved helping with storm recovery.  U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bryan G. Stevens
  • Navy seamen place a palette onto a rough terrain forklift to load onto the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio in Norfolk, Va., Oct. 31, 2012. The San Antonio is getting under way to enable the Navy to be in a better position to help areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. The seamen are boatswain's mates.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachary S. Welch
  • Air Force Lt. Col. David G. Rabel directs a semitruck on Yeager Air National Guard Base in Charleston, W. Va., Nov. 1, 2012. Rabel, the logistics readiness squadron commander for the130th Airlift Wing, is assigned to the West Virginia Air National Guard, which is assisting with Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.  U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bryan G. Stevens
  • Crews load Southern California Edison trucks, which will be used in Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts on the East Coast, on a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft on March Air Reserve Base, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012. Military bases across the nation are mobilizing in New York and New Jersey to help restore electricity and provide humanitarian assistance.  U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Heather Cozad
  • Airman check for residents who remained in their homes after Hurricane Sandy in Loveladies on Long Beach Island, N.J., Nov. 1, 2012. The airmen, assigned to the 108th Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, are working with civil authorities.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen
  • Air Force Senior Airman Stardust S. Santiago holds the door open for Staff Sgt. Ryan A. Osmola as they check a home to ensure no one inside is in distress on Long Beach Island, N.J., Nov. 1, 2012. Santiago and Osmola are assigned to the 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, which is working with civil authorities in an effort to assist residents affected by Hurricane Sandy.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen