Pvt. Ralph Dunn carries ready meals in La Place, La.
U.S. Army Pvt. Ralph Dunn carries ready meals at a commodities distribution site in La Place, La., on Aug. 31, 2012. Dunn is attached to the 256th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, Louisiana National Guard. The Guard has more than more than 8,000 soldiers and airmen on duty to support area citizens, local and state authorities in the wake of Hurricane Isaac. Isaac developed as a tropical storm over the Western Atlantic Ocean affecting Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba before making landfall as a hurricane on the Gulf Coast of the United States.