Think there hasn't been a huge response to Hurricane Katrina from the military? Guess again. Here's a small peek at what help is coming from...
the U.S. Army...Maj. Timothy A. Doherty, from the 148th Medical Company, Georgia Army National Guard, walks the streets of New Orleans, searching for people stranded by Hurricane Katrina floodwaters. Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brien Aho.
the U.S. Navy...Biloxi, Miss. (Sept. 6, 2005) - A U.S. Navy Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), arrives on the beach in Biloxi, Miss., to offload relief supplies for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. ACU-4 is currently assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). The Navy's involvement in the Hurricane Katrina humanitarian assistance operations is led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in conjunction with the Department of Defense. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Michael Sandberg
the U.S. Air Force...Helicopter mission changes as rescue tempo slows
JACKSON, Miss. -- Maintenance crews work on an HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter after it broke before launching. Aircrews from active and Reserve units are here working to rescue people trapped by the flood waters of Hurricane Katrina's destruction along the U.S. southern coast. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Efrain Gonzalez
the U.S. Marines...Cpl. John Forero, an Assault Amphibian Vehicle crew chief, uses hand signals to cummunicate to another crew member while his AAV floats through the city streets of eastern New Orleans and Marines search for survivors and deliver food and water. Forero is a Queens, N.Y., native and member of Bravo Co., 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4thMarDiv attached to Special Purpose Marine Air/Ground Task Force Katrina. The Marines of Special Purpose MAGTF Katrina are the Marine support effort headquartered at Naval Air Station/Joint Reserve Base Belle Chasse, La outside of New Orleans, supporting Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
the U.S. Coast Guard...NEW ORLEANS, La. (Sept. 1, 2005) - A Coast Guard member looks on as a tug and barge brings approximately 1,000 New Orleans residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina to a safe haven near the Algiers Point ferry terminal. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bobby Nash.