Vigilant Ace 18
Members of the 40th Airlift Squadron wait inside a C-130J Super Hercules for last minute maintenance before takeoff, Dec, 1, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Dyess Air Force Base, TX, and Little Rock AFB, AR, each sent a C-130J with support crews to assist the 374th Operations Group with this year’s bilateral exercise, Vigilant Ace 18. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Donald Hudson)