On Friday, we wear red
This week we salute the U.S. military personnel and first responders who deployed to help those in need after Hurricane Harvey wrought major destruction in Texas.
Sailors from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28 rescue children, adults, dogs at Texas elementary school that was in use as a shelter. Photo above by U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christopher Lindahl. Navy.mil
The Texas Military Department’s 36th Sustainment Brigade, comprised of multiple Army National Guardsmen, transports local residents to safety during water rescue operations in Sugar Land, Texas, Aug. 29, 2017. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Robert Shelley)
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Texas National Guard soldiers conduct rescue operations in flooded areas around Houston, Texas Aug. 27, 2017. (U.S. Texas Military Department photo by 1Lt. Zachary West, 100th MPAD)
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Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, load Hurricane Harvey victims into an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter Aug. 30, 2017 near Port Arthur, Texas. The wing deployed roughly 90 Airmen, three HH-60 Pave Hawks and two HC-130Ns to Texas in support of Air Force Northern’s search-and-rescue mission for the FEMA disaster relief effort.
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Air Force Senior Airman John J. Kosequat and Staff Sgt. Ryan R. Dush, both pararescuemen with the 103rd Rescue Squadron of the 106th Rescue Wing assigned to the New York Air National Guard, carry a child and dog off an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter at the Montagne Center in Beaumont, Texas, August 30, 2017. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel H. Farrell)
U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadets create app to track locations of people who’ve asked for help on social media during Hurricane Harvey Associated Press
A Coast Guard aircrew assists an infant during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in the greater Houston Metro Area Aug. 29, 2017. The Coast Guard has pulled assets and resources from across the country to create a sustainable response force. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Chase Redditt)
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Members of New Jersey Task Force 1, conduct high-water rescue operations of stranded pets in Wharton, Texas, Aug. 31, 2017, due to devastating effects caused by Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Robert Shelley)
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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers rest in a Gallery Furniture store, in Katy, Texas, Aug. 29, 2017. Houston-area businesses have provided generous support to Texas Army National Guard soldiers and other emergency service personnel during rescue operations for Hurricane Harvey and related flooding. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Steve Johnson/Released)