Guardsmen Assist States in Sandy’s Path

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Airmen stand by at Atlantic City International Airport, N.J., Oct. 28, 2012, for orders to dispatch them to support operations during Hurricane Sandy. The airmen are assigned to the 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, which is located at the airport.  U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht
  • Airmen get processed in on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 28, 2012, before they go out to assist at emergency shelters before Hurricane Sandy makes landfall. The airmen are assigned to the New Jersey National Guard's 108th Wing.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen
  • Soldiers prepare to move out on a road march from New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs Headquarters in Latham, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2012, to the Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center as part of the state's response to Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 28, 2012. The soldiers, assigned to the New York Army Nation Guard's 206th Military Police Company, are among more than 1,100 Guardsmen deployed at the order of New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to respond to the storm. New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs photo by Eric Durr
  • Soldiers prepare to move out on a road march from New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs Headquarters in Latham, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2012, to the Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center as part of the state's response to Hurricane Sandy.  New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs photo by Eric Durr
  • Soldiers prepare to move out on a road march from New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs Headquarters in Latham, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2012, to the Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center as part of the state's response to Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 28, 2012. The soldiers, assigned to the New York Army Nation Guard's 206th Military Police Company, are among more than 1,100 Guardsmen deployed at the order of New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to respond to the storm. New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs photo by Eric Durr
  • About 65 airmen fly aboard a C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 28, 2012, to MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., to stay out of the path of Hurricane Sandy. This movement ensures Air Mobility Command maintains the capability to respond to natural disasters or worldwide contingencies. The airmen are assigned to the 621st Contingency Response Wing on the New Jersey base.  U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Parker Gyokeres
  • Aircraft depart F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base to prepare for Hurricane Sandy in Westhampton Beach, N.Y., Oct. 26, 2012. The aircraft is assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing, which has a mission to provide worldwide personnel recovery, combat search and rescue, expeditionary combat support, and civil support to federal and state authorities.  U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Miller