JULIETTE KAYYEM After Sandy, environmentalists, military find common cause ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page AFP/Getty Images US Air Force crews in New York offload power grid repair equipment from Southern California Thursday. The Defense Department initiated the airlift operation. REUTERS New York Army National Guard soldiers rush to evacuate a patient from Bellevue Hospital in New York Wednesday. EPA/michael reynolds Evacuees look at wreckage while riding on a US Army National Guard vehicle in Seaside Heights, N.J., Wednesday. REUTERS New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York Army National Guard unload supplies Thursday.