Keeping Watch: A Coastie keeps a sharp lookout from a helicopter over flooded New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (Aug. 30, 2005) - Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Shawn Beaty, 29, of Long Island, N.Y., looks for survivors in the wake of Hurricane Katrina here today. Beaty is a member of an HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue crew sent from Clearwater, Fla., to assist in search and rescue efforts. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 2nd Class NyxoLyno Cangemi... Please note, folks: I didn't take this pic; I'm in the Coast Guard, but I'm not the Petty Officer Cangemi. This photo is in the public domain; you can find it and more CG photos at www.uscgstormwatch.com.