Photo Credit: Col Richard Goldenberg, New York Army National Guard
New York Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Dunn, with Company F, 427th Brigade Support Battalion, gives mission guidance to Soldiers preparing to patrol sand-filled shore-front roads at Long Beach, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2012, to support residents stranded by subtropical storm Sandy. The unit high axle vehicles provided evacuation support to Long Beach residents in areas now inaccessible by other first responder vehicles. The National Guard response force is part of Governor Cuomo's call-up of more than 2,200 Guardsmen in response to subtropical storm Sandy, which struck New York City and Long Island, Oct. 29, 2012. The National Guard has been supporting local emergency responders in and around Long Beach to assist residents coping with the severe flooding caused by the 10-foot storm surge.