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Royal Australian Airmen prepare a bundle to be airdropped to the atoll of Kapingamarangi during OCD

Royal Australian Airmen prepare a bundle to be airdropped to the atoll of Kapingamarangi during OCD

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (Dec. 13, 2018) - Royal Australian Air Force SGT Karl Penny, center right, and RAAF SGT Jaime Polzin, center left, both 37th Squadron C-130J Super Hercules loadmasters out of RAAF Base Richmond, Australia, prepare a Low-Cost, Low-Altitude bundle to be airdropped to the atoll of Kapingamarangi, Federated States of Micronesia, during Operation Christmas Drop (OCD) 2018. Starting with the first airdrop to Kapingamarangi 67 years ago, OCD is the world's longest running airdrop training mission, providing critical supplies to 56 Micronesian islands and impacting approximately 20,000 people across 1.8 million square nautical miles of operating area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Gilmore) 181213-F-GA541-0429

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Photo taken on 19 December 2018 (© #PACOM / Flickr)

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