Coast Guard pulls people from rooftops in Hurricane Harvey aftermath

Posted on August 28, 2017

Article posted on Missouri Gazette

Houston, Texas —U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Houston works to rescue victims in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Sunday.

The Coast Guard is working closely with all local and state emergency operation centers to manage Coast Guard storm operations.

“The Coast Guard will continue to provide search and rescue capabilities and assess the damage done by Hurricane Harvey,” said Capt. Tony Hahn, commander, Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi. “In the midst of this catastrophic event, the teamwork between all federal, state, and local agencies has been amazing and the resilience and spirit of the Coastal Bend is inspirational.”

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