Mobility Guardian
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Army Sgt. Andy Simmons (left), a rigger with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C., and Senior Airman John Payne, loadmaster, 43d Operations Support Squadron, Pope Army Airfield, N.C., deconstruct a destroyed pallet during Exercise Mobility Guardian here Aug. 10. More than 3,000 Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and international partners converged on the state of Washington in support of Mobility Guardian. The exercise is intended to test the abilities of the Mobility Air Forces to execute rapid global mobility missions in dynamic contested environments. Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier exercise, providing an opportunity for the Mobility Air Forces to train with joint and international partners in airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and mobility support. The exercise is designed to sharpen Airmen's skills in support of combatant commander requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Gracie I. Lee)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Gracie Lee |  VIRIN: 170810-F-LT717-0217.JPG