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A C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron sits on the flightline at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2021 bound for Andersen Air Force Base, Guam to participate in the 70th annual Operation Christmas Drop , beginning Dec. 5. The weeklong international effort allows Pacific Air Forces Airmen from the 36th Wing, Andersen AFB, Guam; 15th Wing from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii; and the 374th Airlift Wing from Yokota Air Base, Japan, to work with partner nations to execute low-cost, low-altitude training air drops, a critical training event improving interoperability and communication for future real world humanitarian assistance and disaster relief missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

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A C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron sits on the flightline at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2021 bound for Andersen Air Force Base, Guam to participate in the 70th annual Operation Christmas Drop , beginning Dec. 5. Operation Christmas Drop, or OCD, is an annual U.S. Air Force tradition of packaging and delivering food, tools and clothing to more than 55 remote islands in the South-Eastern Pacific, including the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

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Airman 1st Class Ryan Helie, 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron C-130J crew chief, marshals a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2021. The initial Operation Christmas Drop’s crew members left Yokota early this morning. Operation Christmas Drop, or OCD, is an annual U.S. Air Force tradition of packaging and delivering food, tools and clothing to more than 55 remote islands in the South-Eastern Pacific, including the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

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Airman 1st Class Ryan Helie, 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron C-130J crew chief, marshals a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2021. The initial Operation Christmas Drop’s crew members left Yokota early this morning. U.S. and partner nation Airmen are set to participate in the Department of Defense’s longest running humanitarian assistance training mission out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, beginning Dec.5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

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Airman 1st Class Ryan Helie, 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron C-130J crew chief, marshals a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2021. The initial Operation Christmas Drop’s crew members left Yokota early this morning. The weeklong international effort allows Pacific Air Forces Airmen from the 36th Wing, Andersen AFB, Guam; 15th Wing from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii; and the 374th Airlift Wing from Yokota Air Base, Japan, to work with partner nations to execute low-cost, low-altitude training air drops, a critical training event improving interoperability and communication for future real world humanitarian assistance and disaster relief missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

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A C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron takes off at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2021, bounding for the Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The initial Operation Christmas Drop’s crew members left Yokota early this morning. Operation Christmas Drop, or OCD, is an annual U.S. Air Force tradition of packaging and delivering food, tools and clothing to more than 55 remote islands in the South-Eastern Pacific, including the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

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A C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron takes off at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2021, bounding for the Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The initial Operation Christmas Drop’s crew members left Yokota early this morning. U.S. and partner nation Airmen are set to participate in the Department of Defense’s longest running humanitarian assistance training mission out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, beginning Dec.5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- A C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron sits on the flightline at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2021 bound for Andersen Air Force Base, Guam to participate in the 70th annual Operation Christmas Drop , beginning Dec. 5. The weeklong international effort allows Pacific Air Forces Airmen from the 36th Wing, Andersen AFB, Guam; 15th Wing from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii; and the 374th Airlift Wing from Yokota Air Base, Japan, to work with partner nations to execute low-cost, low-altitude training air drops, a critical training event improving interoperability and communication for future real world humanitarian assistance and disaster relief missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)