The U.S. Coast Guard is responsible for intercepting any potential threats that may appear in the D.C. sky.
Rescue Swimmer Investigates Truck in Dangerous Flooding
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Jordon Shevlin, a rescue swimmer from Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., repels from an HH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter to investigate a truck caught in dangerous flooding in the wake of Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, Sept. 16, 2018. In addition to coordinating with the local emergency operations centers and other first responders, Coast Guard helicopter crews are constantly searching for people in who could be in danger. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jordon Shevlin)