Aerial starboard bow view of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class: Amphibious Assault Ship, USS IWO JIMA (LHD 7) moored pier side in New Orleans, Louisiana (LA) assisting in Joint Task Force (JTF) Katrina hurricane relief efforts to bring much needed supplies and help to residents in the Gulf Coast region. The USN is currently involved in Hurricane Katrina humanitarian assistance operations, led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in conjunction with the Department of Defense (DOD).-