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Service Members Support Hurricane Harvey Relief

Service members prepare equipment and vehicles in Texas, Aug. 25, 2017, in preparation for Hurricane Harvey's expected landfall. Photos by multiple military photographers
Two airmen sit at a cockpit's controls while piloting a plane.
Air Force Maj. Kendall Dunn and Lt. Col. Ivan Deroche fly a WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft into Hurricane Harvey during a Hurricane Hunters' mission out of Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., Aug. 24, 2017. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Heather Heiney
Air Force Maj. Kimberly Spusta collects weather data.
Air Force Maj. Kimberly Spusta collects weather data for the National Hurricane Center during a flight into Hurricane Harvey out of Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., Aug. 24, 2017. Spusta is an aerial reconnaissance weather officer assigned to the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Heather ...More
Air Force Maj. Kimberly Spusta collects weather data for the National Hurricane Center.
Air Force Maj. Kimberly Spusta collects weather data for the National Hurricane Center during a flight into Hurricane Harvey out of Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., Aug. 24, 2017. Spusta is an aerial reconnaissance weather officer assigned to the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Heather ...More
Air Force Master Sgt. Erik Marcus loads a dropsonde weather device.
Air Force Master Sgt. Erik Marcus loads a dropsonde weather device into a cannon during a flight into Hurricane Harvey out of Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., Aug. 24, 2017. Marcus is a loadmaster assigned to the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Heather Heiney
A group of guardsmen load a Zodiac boat on a vehicle.
Texas Army National Guardsmen joined members of a Texas Task Force One Swift Water Rescue Team for interoperability training leading up to Hurricane Harvey, in Bryan, Texas, Aug. 25, 2017. Training included moving Zodiac boats, use and recovery of throw bags, life vest use and other safety equipment. Army National Guar ...More
A group of Guardsmen prepare vehicles in Austin.
Texas Army National Guardsmen prepare vehicles in Austin, Texas, Aug. 25, 2017, including those designed for high water, in preparation for Hurricane Harvey. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott activated approximately 900 Texas Guard service members and prepositioned vehicles and rescue equipment throughout the state. Army National ...More
Air Force Staff Sgt. Todd Johnson secures a pallet of equipment in preparation for rescue operations.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Todd Johnson secures a pallet of equipment in preparation for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, Aug. 25, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Johnson is a weapons and tactics loadmaster assigned to the 347th Operations Support Squadron and was standing by to support U.S. Northern Command requirements ...More
Air Force Staff Sgt. Todd Johnson secures a pallet of equipment in preparation for rescue operations following Hurricane Harvey
Air Force Staff Sgt. Todd Johnson secures a pallet of equipment in preparation for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, Aug. 25, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Johnson is a weapons and tactics loadmaster assigned to the 347th Operations Support Squadron and was standing by to support U.S. Northern Command requirements ...More
Two pilots walk toward a helicopter.
Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Robert Mackenzie and Lt. Abigail Wallis board a Jayhawk helicopter at Sector San Diego to deploy in support of the Hurricane Harvey response efforts, Aug. 25, 2017. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman
A GOES-13 satellite image shows Hurricane Harvey approaching the Texas coast.
A satellite image from the Naval Research Laboratory shows Hurricane Harvey approaching the Texas coast, Aug. 25, 2017. Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 storm, bringing fierce winds and heavy rain. Navy photo
Two airmen sit at a cockpit's controls while piloting a plane.
Air Force Maj. Kimberly Spusta collects weather data.
Air Force Maj. Kimberly Spusta collects weather data for the National Hurricane Center.
Air Force Master Sgt. Erik Marcus loads a dropsonde weather device.
A group of guardsmen load a Zodiac boat on a vehicle.
A group of Guardsmen prepare vehicles in Austin.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Todd Johnson secures a pallet of equipment in preparation for rescue operations.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Todd Johnson secures a pallet of equipment in preparation for rescue operations following Hurricane Harvey
Two pilots walk toward a helicopter.
A GOES-13 satellite image shows Hurricane Harvey approaching the Texas coast.