Air Station Cape Cod Hurricane Preparedness

CAPE COD, Mass. - Aircraft and crews at Air Station Cape Cod stand prepared to asses vital shipping ports and waterways, as well as potential search and rescue missions, upon the arrival and passing of Hurricane Irene on Aug. 28, 2011. The air station's area of responsibility spans the Northern New Jersey to Canadian Borders. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric J. Chandler.