Hurricane Gustav - Evacuation Preparations

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Members of the Louisiana National Guard drive school buses to different evacuation sites throughout the state to assist with hurricane operations, Aug. 31, 2008.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael L. Owens
  • A member of the Louisiana National Guard prepares to drive a school bus to an evacuation site in New Orleans to assist with hurricane operations, Aug. 31, 2008.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael L. Owens
  • Two National Guard UH-1 medical helicopters prepare to land at the New Orleans Lakefront airport as they assist with hurricane evacuation operations, Aug. 31, 2008.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael L. Owens
  • Two National Guard Ch-47 Chinook helicopters stage at the New Orleans Lakefront airport as they prepare to assist with hurricane evacuation operations prior to the arrival of Hurricane Gustav, Aug. 31, 2008.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael L. Owens
  • Louisiana National Guard and U.S. Air Force personnel board residents of New Orleans with special medical needs onto an Air Force C-17 Hercules aircraft at the Lakefront Airport as they prepare to evacuate the city prior to the arrival of Hurricane Gustav.   U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael L. Owens
  • Louisiana National Guardsmen carries a resident of New Orleans with special medical needs onto an Air Force C-17 Hercules aircraft as they prepare to evacuate them from the city prior to the arrival of Hurricane Gustav.   U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael L. Owens
  • U.S. Army Col. Constance McNabb, joint surgeon, visits with her staff prior to one of the flights, Aug. 31, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael L. Owens
  • U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Charles G. Rodriguez, adjutant general of the Texas National Guard, talks with Port Arthur Police Officer Jim Dinger in Port Arthur, Texas, as they plan to take in evacuees from Hurricane Gustav, Aug. 31, 2008.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael L. Owens
  • U.S. Army Pvt. Curry is one of the Texas Army National Guardsmen entering patient information in database for evacuees who will need medical attention, Aug. 31, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael L. Owens
  • State contracted buses lined up for evacuation, Aug. 31, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael L. Owens