US Navy Helicopters Hurricane Irene Assistance

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ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 31, 2011) Two MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasure Squadron (HM) 14 take off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp is returning to Norfolk after standing by to provide assistance to areas affected by Hurricane Irene. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman/Released)

[Image courtesy of the US Navy Website.]


ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 28, 2011) Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class Megan Harlan and Naval Air Crewman 3rd Class Leo Alverado, both assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasure Squadron (HM) 14, prepare to land during an operational training flight aboard an MH-53E Sea Dragon. HM-14 is preparing to support operations along the Atlantic Coast in the wake of Hurricane Irene if requested. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman/Released)

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