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USCG Performs Over Flight Assessment

Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey Hanchette (foreground), a rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., and Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Mccarthy (background), also a rescue swimmer from Elizabeth City, sit and brace for take-off in a HH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter as they begin the overflight assessments of southwest Louisiana and southwest Texas following the landfall of Hurricane Ike, Sept. 13, 2008. Each HH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter deployed for Hurricane Ike response carried one additional rescue swimmer during the overflight missions.



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This work, USCG Performs Over Flight Assessment [Image 3 of 3], by LCDR Robert Wyman, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.13.2008

Date Posted:09.14.2008 16:29

Photo ID:115253

VIRIN:080913-G-#####-057

Resolution:2000x1331

Size:1015.27 KB

Location:SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA, US

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  • Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey Hanchette (foreground), a rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., and Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Mccarthy (background), also a rescue swimmer from Elizabeth City, sit and brace for take-off in a HH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter as they begin the overflight assessments of southwest Louisiana and southwest Texas following the landfall of Hurricane Ike, Sept. 13, 2008. Each HH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter deployed for Hurricane Ike response carried one additional rescue swimmer during the overflight missions.
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