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Hurricane Katrina - Navy and Air Force Efforts
Photo, caption below.
Crew members assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15, stationed at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, and the USS Bataan prepare to unload equipment from the squadron's MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters. The squadron embarked three helicopters Aug. 29, 2005, to be prepared for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts along the Gulf Coast. The MH-53E Sea Dragon is capable of carrying 55 passengers and 16 tons of cargo 50 nautical miles.
U.S. Navy photo by Airman Jeremy L. Grisham
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