Eleven C-17 Globemaster IIIs line up on the Moses Lake runway Dec. 10, 2015, after an airdrop during exercise Rainier War at Moses Lake, Wash.
Rainier War is a semiannual large formation exercise, hosted by the 62nd Airlift Wing, designed to train aircrews under realistic scenarios that support a full spectrum operations against modern threats and replicate today’s contingency operations.
Staff Sgt. Joseph Timpson, a 10th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, gives a thumbs up after an airdrop during exercise Rainier War Dec. 10, 2015, over the Rainier drop zone in Washington.
Staff Sgts. Joseph Timpson and Robert Michaels, loadmasters from the 10th Airlift Squadron, tie down a parachute during exercise Rainier War Dec. 10, 2015, before approaching the Rainier drop zone in Washington.
A heavy container delivery system cargo drops out the back of a C-17 Globemaster III during the exercise Rainier War Dec. 10, 2015, over the Rainier drop zone in Washington.
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