Guardsmen Provide Humanitarian Aid to Gulfport Residents

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • An evacuee from Hurricane Gustav smiles as Army Pfc. Alex Armstrong, Mississippi Army National Guard, places bottled water into her car, Sept. 2, 2008, at a distribution point just outside Gulfport, Miss. Citizens who evacuated to safer areas as the hurricane approached began returning to the area after the storm passed. Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
  • A Mississippi Army National Guardsman grabs bags of ice for a needy resident, Sept. 2, 2008, at a distribution point just outside Gulfport, Miss. Mississippi Army National Guardsmen provided nearly 1,000 returning Hurricane Gustav evacuees with bottled water and ice. Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
  • Mississippi Army National Guard troops provided nearly 1,000 returning Hurricane Gustav evacuees with bottled water and ice at a distribution point near Gulfport, Miss., Sept. 2, 2008. Citizens began returning Sept. 1 and 2 after Hurricane Gustav caused most of the region to evacuate to safer areas. Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
  • Mississippi Army National Guardsmen load up a vehicle with bottled water and ice for a needy Gulfport, Miss., resident Sept. 2, 2008, just outside the city. Citizens began returning after Hurricane Gustav caused most of the region to evacuate to safer areas. Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
  • A returning Gulfport, Miss., evacuee watches as Army Spc. David Kennedy, Mississippi Army National Guard, places a bag of ice into his car, Sept. 2, 2008, at a distribution point just outside Gulfport. Citizens began returning Sept. 1 and 2 after Hurricane Gustav caused most of the region to evacuate to safer areas. Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden