National Guard engineers work to protect Louisiana coastline
Photo Credit: Air Force Master Sgt. Toby M. Valadie
UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters belonging to the 1/244th Assault Helicopter Battalion, State Aviation Command, Louisiana Army National Guard, in Hammond, La., sling load several 1,000-pound sandbags to Trinity Island to fill in a low-lying area critical to oil spill mitigation efforts along Louisiana's shoreline, May 27. Trinity Island is one of many barrier islands along the coast of Louisiana threatened by the oil spill.
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