U.S. airmen prepare to deploy from Kadena Air Base, Japan, to participate in Rim of the Pacific, a biennial exercise, July 6, 2014. The airmen deployed earlier than planned due to a massive typhoon predicted to hit Okinawa with wind gusts nearing 200 mph. The exercise is the world’s largest international maritime training event involving sea and air elements.
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marcus Morris
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