Air Station Cape Cod Hurricane Irene - Risk Assessment

CAPE COD, Mass. - Lt. Cmdr. Curtis Brown, an aircraft commander and pilot at the Air Station Cape Cod, Mass., conducts risk assessment while identifying possible rescue missions during Hurricane Irene on Aug. 28, 2011. Risk assessments quantifies the hazardous nature of a mission. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric J. Chandler.