Coast Guard Picture of the Week

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Coast Guard helicopters from South Carolina, Florida and Texas sit in line, secured, at Wilmington International Airport, Aug.27, 2011.

Following behind Hurricane Irene, the aircrews primary tasks are search and rescue and damage assessment in the wake of Irene.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd class David Weydert.