11 Sep '17, 7pm

Here's a link from the Navy detailing that effort.

USS HARRY S. TRUMAN, At Sea (NNS) -- Phase two of USS Harry S. Truman's (CVN 75) involvement in Joint Task Force (JTF) Katrina began at dawn Sept. 2 with a refueling at sea (RAS). Truman received 1.3 million gallons of jet fuel from USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) to support Army and Navy helicopters that are scheduled to embark tomorrow. "We've never taken on this much fuel at one time since I've been here," said Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) 2nd Class Johnny Clayborne. Clayborne is a New Orleans native who has been stationed on board for two years. "It's difficult. This is a larger amount of fuel, so we have to do a lot more testing for the purity of the fuel." The SH-60 Seahawk and Army UH-60 Blackhawks scheduled to come aboard will fly to and from the ship with food, water and other supplies for those affected by Hurricane Katrina. "We have more than 20,000 bottles of water ...

Full article: http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=19905

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