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Yokota conducts semi-annual Samurai Surge training

Multiple C-130J Super Hercules aircraft with the 36th Airlift Squadron taxi on the flight line during the 374th Airlift Wing Samurai Surge at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2018.

Multiple C-130J Super Hercules aircraft with the 36th Airlift Squadron taxi on the flight line during the 374th Airlift Wing Samurai Surge at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2018. Samurai Surge is a semi-annual training used to execute rapid, agile airlift operations and practice overall readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)

A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft with the 36th Airlift Squadron lands on the flight line during the 374th Airlift Wing Samurai Surge at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2018.

A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft with the 36th Airlift Squadron lands on the flight line during the 374th Airlift Wing Samurai Surge at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2018. Eleven C-130J Super Hercules participated in Samurai Surge training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)

A crew chief, assigned to the 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, marshals a C-130J Super Hercules during the 374th Airlift Wing Samurai Surge at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2018.

A crew chief, assigned to the 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, marshals a C-130J Super Hercules during the 374th Airlift Wing Samurai Surge at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2018. Samurai Surge provides training for aircrew and maintenance in large scale operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)

A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft with the 36th Airlift Squadron flies above the flight line during the 374th Airlift Wing Samurai Surge at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2018.

A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft with the 36th Airlift Squadron flies above the flight line during the 374th Airlift Wing Samurai Surge at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2018. Samurai Surge is a large scale training event that practices mass formation and mass aerial delivery operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)

Yokota Air Base, Japan -- Multiple C-130J Super Hercules aircraft with the 36th Airlift Squadron taxi on the flight line during the 374th Airlift Wing Samurai Surge at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2018. Samurai Surge is a semi-annual training used to execute rapid, agile airlift operations and practice overall readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)