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Coast Guard Crews Assist With Hurricane Isaac Recovery Efforts

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Coast Guard Cmdr. Michael Brandhuber, left, delivers a pre-flight brief to Rear Adm. Roy Nash, commander of the Eighth Coast Guard District, and Capt. Samuel Walker, response chief for the Eighth Coast Guard District, while preparing for Hurricane Isaac recovery operations in New Orleans, Sept. 1, 2012.  Brandhuber is the commanding officer of Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Schofield
  • Coast Gurad Cmdr. Michael Brandhuber, left, evaluates maps of areas impacted by Hurricane Isaac during a pre-flight brief with Rear Adm. Roy Nash and Capt. Samuel Walker in New Orleans, Sept. 1, 2012.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Schofield
  • Coast Guard Capt. Samuel Walker, left, identifies areas of interest with Rear Adm. Roy Nash during a survey over flight over New Orleans, Sept. 1, 2012. Coast Guard officials surveyed areas impacted by Hurricane Isaac for any potential navigation hazards, pollution or hazardous material releases.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Schofield
  • An ariel view of a flooded neighborhood near New Orleans shows Coast Guard crews the extent of damage sustained following Hurricane Isaac, Sept. 1, 2012. A survey flight was conducted using a Coast Guard Air Station Mobile HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter that flew from New Orleans to Grand Isle, La., to check for any potential navigation hazards, pollution or hazardous materials following the storm.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Schofield
  • Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Stephen Jakubowski oversees the loading of bright orange boom into a response airboat as part of Hurricane Isaac recovery operations in Myrtle Grove, La., Sept. 2, 2012. A team of responders was dispatched to place the boom around a reported oil leak to protect environmentally sensitive marshlands.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Schofield
  • Members of a Coast Guard Disaster Assistance Response Team return from medically evacuating a stranded trucker near the Highway 55 underpass in LaPlace, La., Aug. 31, 2012. The team, along with other members of the U.S. Coast Guard, were in the area to help with recovery operations following Hurricane Isaac. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough
  • Coast Guard Pollution and Environmental Safety & Health responders hold a planning meeting to discuss strategies before heading out to conduct pollution assessments following Hurricane Isaac near Myrtle Grove, La., Sept. 2, 2012.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Schofield
  • Jack Scruggs, left, an Environmental Safety & Health crewmember, and Blake Mitchell, a Louisiana Airboat responder, clip together sorbent boom before deploying it at an oil barge platform following Hurricane Isaac near Myrtle Grove, La., Sept. 2, 2012. They boomed the area to protect environmentally sensitive marshlands from any potential pollution. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Schofield
  • Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Roberts discusses strategies with Richard Ford, an Environmental Safety & Health crewmember, before setting out on pollution assessment missions following Hurricane Isaac near Myrtle Grove, La., Sept. 2, 2012.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Schofield
  • Coast Guard personnel, Environmental Safety & Health crewmembers, Louisiana Airboat responders and contract workers conduct a pollution assessment following Hurricane Isaac near Myrtle Grove, La., Sept. 2, 2012.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Schofield