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Kadena launches Pacific region's first MC-130J five-ship formation flight
Senior Airmen Tim Manzer and Zach Harmon, 17th Special Operations Squadron MC-130J Commando II loadmasters, secure a cargo deck during a training exercise Feb. 17, 2016, off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. Manzer and Harmon participated in a 17th SOS simulation that tested the unit's ability to safely conduct a quick-reaction, full-force sortie involving a five-ship formation flight, cargo drops, short runway landings and takeoffs, and helicopter air-to-air refueling. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Peter Reft)

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Photo by: Senior Airman Peter Reft |  VIRIN: 160217-F-YW474-661.JPG