Marines Help Residents of Far Rockaway, N.Y., After Storm

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Marines assigned to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion from Camp Lejuene, N.C., prepare a pump and hoses to remove water from public housing units as a step to regain electricity lost in Hurricane Sandy, Far Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2012.  DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Raymond Ortega helps push a large pump in Far Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2012. Ortega and several other Marines pumped out the basements of public housing units to help residents regain electricity lost in Hurricane Sandy.  DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marines push a large pump in Far Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2012. The Marines pumped out the basements of Redfern Houses public housing units so residents could regain electricity lost in Hurricane Sandy.  DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Pfc. Randolph Miller monitors a large pump in Far Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2012. Miller and other Marines pumped out the basements of Redfern Houses public housing units as a step to regain electricity lost in Hurricane Sandy.  Miller is assigned to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion from Camp Lejuene, N.C. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Lance Cpl. Eduardo Parades holds down a manhole cover to secure a hose pumping floodwater from the basements of public housing units in Far Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2012. Parades and other Marines assigned to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion from Camp Lejuene, N.C., responded to flooding and power outages lost during Hurricane Sandy.  DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Levi Brown holds a pump hose in a flooded basement in Far Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2012. Brown and other Marines pumped out the basements of Redfern Houses public housing units as a step to regain electricity lost in Hurricane Sandy.  DOD photo by EJ Hersom