On July 13, Airmen of the 144th Fighter Wing’s Logistic Readiness Squadron along with the 136th Airlift Wing’s C-130 crew load the last pallet of cargo leaving for the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise taking place at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The 2012 RIMPAC exercise is the twenty-third maneuver in a history of bi-annual drills that dates back four decades. The purpose of the exercise is to bring together nations to observe, train and exchange information that fosters a cooperative training environment. (Air National Guard photograph by Senior Master Sgt. Chris Drudge)

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