BFSS Airmen Participate in
Hurricane Harvey DR Mission in Texas
A Kentucky Wing aircrew
headed to San Marcos, Texas to assist with the DR mission after Hurricane
Harvey made landfall. Participants were Lt. Bill Rason, Lt. Michelle
Michelle Wallace Nordman and Lt. Col. Greg Bell. The missions they
undertook were aerial photography missions capturing the damage caused by
the hurricane and the subsequent flooding from the heavy rains afterward.
Lt. Nordman was from the KY-039 Squadron while Lt. Col. Bell and Lt. Rason
are from the KY-214 Squadron. To see more photos, click the photo at left.
Here are some numbers from the Hurricane Harvey Mission as of 19-Sep-17.
720 Sorties flown to date
1779.1 hours flown
863 people have served
35 states, 5 regions and NHQ staff participated
Kentucky Wing had 15 volunteers serve
KY-214 aircrew flew 8 sorties for a total of 28.6 hours
The 35 States that participated: AK, AL, AR, CO, CT, Wash DC, GA, HI, IA,
IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, ND, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC,
SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, WY
5 Regions that participated: GLR, MER, PCR, RMR, SWR & NHQ