Images: Louisiana National Guard conduct search and rescue operations [Image 4 of 4]
Photo by Master Sgt. Dan Farrell
Soldiers and airmen of the Louisiana National Guard's St. Bernard Task Force launch a boat before continuing search and rescue operations in Braithwaite, La., Aug. 30, 2012. More than 8,000 Louisiana Guardsmen are currently activated in order to assist Louisiana citizens, local and state authorities in support of Hurricane Isaac.