Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crew recounts Hurricane Harvey response one year later

A runway with Coast Guard helicopters responding to search and rescue calls resulting from Hurricane Harvey is viewed from the cockpit of a deployed Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Two Air Station Cape Cod Jayhawk helicopters and one HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed wing aircraft along with 19 crewmembers have been sent to support the search and rescue efforts. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Simon Greene.

A runway with Coast Guard helicopters responding to search and rescue calls resulting from Hurricane Harvey is viewed from the cockpit of a deployed Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Simon Greene.

BOSTON — Members of Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, including two pilots and a rescue swimmer, give firsthand accounts of the the Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts.

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in August of 2017. More than 2,000 Coast Guard members responded to the disaster including many from the Northeast. Nineteen members of Air Station Cape Cod, including pilots, rescue swimmers, and maintenance personnel deployed to Houston.

The Coast Guard rescued more than 11,000 people during one of the largest response efforts in Coast Guard history.

Air Station Cape Cod pilot recounts Hurricane Harvey response

Lt. Michelle Cosenza, an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter pilot at Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, talks about her experience responding to Hurricane Harvey. Coast Guard crews from around the country, including the Northeast, responded to the disaster and rescued more than 11,000 people.
(U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi)

 

Air Station Cape Cod rescue swimmer recounts Hurricane Harvey response one year later

 

Petty Officer 3rd Class Brendan Kiley, a rescue swimmer at Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, talks about his experience responding to Hurricane Harvey. (U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andre w Barresi)

Air Station Cape Cod pilot recounts Hurricane Harvey response one year later

Lt. Cmdr. Simon Greene, an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter pilot at Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, talks about his experience responding to Hurricane Harvey.(U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi)

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