Marines and sailors assigned to 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit deploy to the USS Wasp (LHD-1) Nov. 2, 2012, in support of Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts in New York and New Jersey. The 26th MEU is capable of providing generators, fuel, clean water, and helicopter lift capabilities to aid in disaster relief efforts. The 26th MEU is currently in pre-deployment training, preparing for their departure in 2013. As an expeditionary crisis response force operating from the sea the MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force capable of conducting amphibious operations, crisis response, and limited contingency operations. (U.S. Marine Corps motion media by GySgt. Michael Kropiewnicki/Released) Also available in high definition
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USS WASP, NY, US
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