A U.S. Air Force C-130H is prepped for flight at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam before flying a humanitarian aid and disaster relief mission in support of Cope North 13, Feb. 6, 2013. Cope North is a multilateral aerial exercise, held once or twice yearly, designed to increase the combat readiness and interoperability of the U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, Royal Australian Air Force and other Pacific partner nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Bruch/Released)
Going through the Plane Wash - Cleaning the salt accumulated on a US Air Force Lockheed Martin Hercules after flying through storms over the Gulf of Mexico. Something you don't even think about do you?
Five Hercules cargo aircraft line up before flying Feb. during a readiness week at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Members of the Airlift Wing use to support combatant commanders in the Pacific region. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Cody H.
A C-130 Hercules takes off transporting Airmen and equipment in support of Operation Damayan Nov. 14, 2013, from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Pacific Air Forces sent a C-130 from 374th Airlift Wing, Yokota Air Base, Japan, with a 12-member assessment team from the 36th Contingency Response Group. The assessment team will determine if the Tacloban airfield is able to receive follow on aircraft, particularly, C-17 Globemaster IIIs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Marianique Santos)