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Air Force One touches down at New Castle County Airport, New Castle, Delaware on Jan. 12, 2010, passing several parked C-130 transport aircraft of the 166th Airlift Wing, Delaware Air National Guard. Air Force One brought President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to the state to attend funeral services for the mother of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., a Delaware resident. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gerald F. Dougherty)

Air Force One touches down at New Castle County Airport, New Castle, Delaware on Jan. 12, 2010, passing several parked C-130 transport aircraft of the 166th Airlift Wing, Delaware Air National Guard. Air Force One brought President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to the state to attend funeral services for the mother of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., a Delaware resident. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gerald F. Dougherty)

Colonel Jonathan Groff, commander, 166th Airlift Wing, Delaware Air National Guard is framed by Air Force One as he walks to the greeting area awaiting the arrival of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the New Castle Air Base, Del. Walking just behind Col. Groff is Maj. Gen. Francis Vavala, adjutant general, Delaware National Guard. The President was in Delaware to attend funeral services for the mother of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., a Delaware resident. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Keith R. Strouss)

Colonel Jonathan Groff, commander, 166th Airlift Wing, Delaware Air National Guard is framed by Air Force One as he walks to the greeting area awaiting the arrival of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the New Castle Air Base, Del. Walking just behind Col. Groff is Maj. Gen. Francis Vavala, adjutant general, Delaware National Guard. The President was in Delaware to attend funeral services for the mother of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., a Delaware resident. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Keith R. Strouss)

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama emerge from Air Force One, parked on the ramp of the 166th Airlift Wing, Delaware Air National Guard in New Castle, Del. on Jan. 12. They were in Wilmington, Delaware to attend funeral services for the mother of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., a Delaware resident. Maj. Gen. Francis D. Vavala, adjutant general, Delaware National Guard and Col. Jonathan Groff, commander, 166th Airlift Wing, wait at the botton of the steps to greet the President. The Delaware National Guard supplied support for the visit.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Keith R. Strouss)

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama emerge from Air Force One, parked on the ramp of the 166th Airlift Wing, Delaware Air National Guard in New Castle, Del. on Jan. 12. They were in Wilmington, Delaware to attend funeral services for the mother of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., a Delaware resident. Maj. Gen. Francis D. Vavala, adjutant general, Delaware National Guard and Col. Jonathan Groff, commander, 166th Airlift Wing, wait at the botton of the steps to greet the President. The Delaware National Guard supplied support for the visit. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Keith R. Strouss)

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama descend the steps of Air Force One, parked on the ramp of the 166th Airlift Wing, Delaware Air National Guard in New Castle, Del. on Jan. 12. They were in Wilmington, Delaware to attend funeral services for the mother of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., a Delaware resident. The Delaware National Guard supplied support for the visit.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Keith R. Strouss)

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama descend the steps of Air Force One, parked on the ramp of the 166th Airlift Wing, Delaware Air National Guard in New Castle, Del. on Jan. 12. They were in Wilmington, Delaware to attend funeral services for the mother of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., a Delaware resident. The Delaware National Guard supplied support for the visit. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Keith R. Strouss)

Major General Francis D. Vavala, adjutant general, Delaware National Guard and Col. Jonathan Groff, commander, 166th Airlift Wing, greet President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama as they arrive at the New Castle Air Base on Tuesday. The President and First Lady were in Delaware to attend the Jan. 12 funeral services for the mother of Vice President Joseph R. Biden,  Jr. The 166th Airlift Wing provided logistical support and ramp space in support of the Presidential visit.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Gerald F. Dougherty)

Major General Francis D. Vavala, adjutant general, Delaware National Guard and Col. Jonathan Groff, commander, 166th Airlift Wing, greet President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama as they arrive at the New Castle Air Base on Tuesday. The President and First Lady were in Delaware to attend the Jan. 12 funeral services for the mother of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. The 166th Airlift Wing provided logistical support and ramp space in support of the Presidential visit. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Gerald F. Dougherty)

Marine One presidental support helicopter stands at the ready along with a New Castle County paramedic unit and a Delaware State Police cruiser on the parking ramp of the 166th Airlift Wing, Delaware Air National Guard, New Castle, Delaware on January 12, 2010. The aircraft and support vehicles are part of the support team in place for the visit by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to attend funeral services for the mother of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., a Delaware resident. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gerald F. Dougherty)

Marine One presidental support helicopter stands at the ready along with a New Castle County paramedic unit and a Delaware State Police cruiser on the parking ramp of the 166th Airlift Wing, Delaware Air National Guard, New Castle, Delaware on January 12, 2010. The aircraft and support vehicles are part of the support team in place for the visit by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to attend funeral services for the mother of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., a Delaware resident. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gerald F. Dougherty)