Here are photos from the West Virginia National Guard's response to Hurricane Sandy.
U.S. Air Force Photo by TSgt Bryan G. Stevens
Lt. Col. David G. Rabel, the Logistics Readiness Squadron Commander, with the 130th Airlift Wing, West Virginia Air National Guard, directs a semi-truck at Yeager Airbase in Charleston, West Virginia. The 130th Airlift Wing is the staging ground for transporting supplies from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in support of relief efforts from the effects of Hurricane Sandy. The West Virginia National Guard has over 200 members aiding in recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy. The storm blanketed the state with heavy snow and rains and also had severe winds that left homes and properties damaged. Guardsmen are involved in numerous aspects of the operations from search and rescue missions to debris removal.