WADS air battle manager coordinates rescue of 11 Hurricane Harvey victims

Capt. Nicholas Rhodes, air battle manager, takes detailed notes while he communicates with a Hurricane Harvey victim via her cellphone. Rhodes coordinates with an orbiting AWACS aircraft to coordinate the helicopter rescue of 11 people in Beaumont, Texas. The caller’s two-year-old son was in dire need of medication due to a life threatening condition and her neighbor was 37 weeks pregnant and due to deliver her baby anytime.

PHOTO BY: Capt. Kimberly D. Burke
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