Coast Guard DART prepares for Hurricane Gustav operations

In this video the Coast Guard Disaster Assistance and Response Team, staged at the Reliant Center in Houston, prepares to be deployed to areas along the Texas and Louisiana coast affected by Hurricane Gustav, Sept. 1, 2008.

The DART has special shallow-water search and rescue capabilities and is comprised of personnel from Huntington, W. Va., Paducah, Ky., Louisville, Ky. and Memphis, Tenn. The DART will be deployed alongside members of Texas Task Force 1.

U.S. Coast Guard Video by Petty Officer Patrick D. Kelly

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