October 26, 2012: Air National Guard aircraft prepare for Hurricane Sandy

Aircraft from the 106th Rescue Wing depart F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base in preparation of Hurricane Sandy in West Hampton Beach, N.Y. The aircraft are repositioned out of the storm track and are prepare to return for recovery response operations.  (U.S. Air Force handout photo/Reuters)

Aircraft from the 106th Rescue Wing depart F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base in preparation of Hurricane Sandy in West Hampton Beach, N.Y. The aircraft are repositioned out of the storm track and are prepare to return for recovery response operations. (U.S. Air Force handout photo/Reuters)