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129th Airmen deploy to support Hurricane Gustav rescue operations

Chief Master Sgt. Charles Dehart (black hat), a loadmaster from the 146th Airlift Wing and a PJ from the 129th Rescue Wing spot the tires of an on-boarding truck filled with rescue equipment.  PJs from the 129th Rescue Wing loaded various equipment in preparation of the possible aftermath of Hurricane Gustav. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jill Jamgochian)

Chief Master Sgt. Charles Dehart (black hat), a loadmaster from the 146th Airlift Wing and a PJ from the 129th Rescue Wing spot the tires of an on-boarding truck filled with rescue equipment. PJs from the 129th Rescue Wing loaded various equipment in preparation of the possible aftermath of Hurricane Gustav. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jill Jamgochian)

Approximately 60 Airman from the 129th Rescue Wing depart Moffett Federal Airfield Monday, Sep. 1 in support of hurricane relief off of the Gulf of Mexico.  Airmen boarded an MC-130P Combat Shadow tanker Monday morning en route to Texas where they will wait until the storm passes before arriving to any hot spots following the storm's surge on land. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jill Jamgochian)

Approximately 60 Airman from the 129th Rescue Wing depart Moffett Federal Airfield Monday, Sep. 1 in support of hurricane relief off of the Gulf of Mexico. Airmen boarded an MC-130P Combat Shadow tanker Monday morning en route to Texas where they will wait until the storm passes before arriving to any hot spots following the storm's surge on land. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jill Jamgochian)

Tech. Sgt. Mike Smith, a C-130 crew chief from the 146th Airlift Wing, based out of Channel Islands, Calif., ties down a truck filled with rescue equipment on board the C-130J.  The 146th provided additional transportation for the 129th Rescue Wing deployed personnel and equipment Sep. 1, 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jill Jamgochian)

Tech. Sgt. Mike Smith, a C-130 crew chief from the 146th Airlift Wing, based out of Channel Islands, Calif., ties down a truck filled with rescue equipment on board the C-130J. The 146th provided additional transportation for the 129th Rescue Wing deployed personnel and equipment Sep. 1, 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jill Jamgochian)

Tech. Sgt. Ian Freeman, a loadmaster with the 129th Rescue Wing, secures cargo on the deploying MC-130P Combat Shadow tanker  Sep. 1, 2008.  The 129th brought equipment including trucks, jet skis and boats for the deploying pararescue personnel to have on hand in preparation of the aftermath of Hurricane Gustav. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jill Jamgochian)

Tech. Sgt. Ian Freeman, a loadmaster with the 129th Rescue Wing, secures cargo on the deploying MC-130P Combat Shadow tanker Sep. 1, 2008. The 129th brought equipment including trucks, jet skis and boats for the deploying pararescue personnel to have on hand in preparation of the aftermath of Hurricane Gustav. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jill Jamgochian)