Navy making sure sailors helping with Sandy recovery get a chance to vote
ATLANTIC OCEAN Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Andre Nation signals an Coast Guard helicopter as it prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp. The Wasp is one of three Navy warships providing assistance to the New York/New Jersey region have Hurricane Sandy.
November 5th, 2012
05:43 PM ET
1 year ago

Navy making sure sailors helping with Sandy recovery get a chance to vote

 (CNN) – The U.S. military, both active duty and guardsmen, are helping the areas hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, including making sure the residents can vote Tuesday.

But the U.S. Navy has to not only worry about helping civilians, but also about taking care of some sailors who find themselves at sea when it's time to vote.

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  1. truth hurts

    Most will vote for Romney so DEFINITELY make sure tey vote and that it is counted! After what Obama did in Benghazi most of the military want a new Commander in Chief.

    November 5, 2012 06:00 pm at 6:00 pm |
  2. Fadler

    Bravo to the Navy and Coast Guard. These people deserve being given the ability to vote since it is their service to their country that hampers that no just "inconvenience" cited by others as disenfranchising.

    November 5, 2012 06:54 pm at 6:54 pm |
  3. Georgia Girl

    Now that is democracy and patriotism. Our soldiers are trying to help people vote, not suppress their vote as gov. scott is in florida. Please florida, boot him out when you get a chance. He is no patriot. People died so that we could have the right to vote. Bless the victims of Sandy, our hearts and prayers are with you.

    November 5, 2012 08:09 pm at 8:09 pm |
  4. S.B. Stein E.B. NJ

    It is good that they are able to help people in the recovery. It is a positive thing that the sailors had a chance to vote for their next commander in chief.

    November 5, 2012 11:07 pm at 11:07 pm |