Soldiers, Airmen Participate in Exercise Patriot Hook

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Navy Petty Officers 2nd Class Weylin Morton and Jason Nye confirm regulations for flying Navy equipment before airmen secure the Navy vehicle onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Patriot Hook on Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., March 14, 2013. The airmen are assigned to the 512th Airlift Control Flight, 512th Airlift Wing. Patriot Hook is an annual joint Defense Department and federal exercise sponsored by Air Force Reserve Command, that simulates response to a natural disaster in a forward deployed location.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Gilliland
  • Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason Nye, left, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jim McGowan, right, secure a Navy vehicle onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Patriot Hook on Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., March 14, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Gilliland
  • Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Weylin Morton, right, signs hazardous declaration forms after loading Navy equipment onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Patriot Hook on Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., March 14, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Gilliland
  • Air Force Master Sgt. Rick Fowler, left, identifies areas to be secured after loading a Navy vehicle onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Patriot Hook on Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., March 14, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Gilliland
  • Air Force Master Sgt. Erik Paglusch talks with U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Weylin Morton before loading a Navy vehicle onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Patriot Hook on Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., March 14, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Gilliland
  • Navy personnel board a C-17 Globemaster III during Patriot Hook on Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., March 14, 3013. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Gilliland
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Johnathan Concepcion, right, and Tech. Sgt. Yulonda McGee, left, confirm flight manifest information during Patriot Hook on Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., March 14, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Gilliland
  • Air Force Lt. Col. Dave Ackerson, left, speaks to his team about flight plans during Patriot Hook on March Air Reserve Base, Calif., March 15, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Gilliland
  • Air Force Master Sgt. Chris Alcala gives the thumbs up to unload Army vehicles from a C-17 Globemaster III during Patriot Hook on March Air Reserve Base, Calif., March 15, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Gilliland
  • Airmen approach a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Patriot Hook 2013 on Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., March 16, 2013. The airmen are assigned to the 512th Airlift Control Flight, 512th Airlift Wing. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Gilliland
  • Air Force members discuss options for unloading Navy vehicles off a C-17 Globemaster III during Patriot Hook on Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., March 16, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Gilliland