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Operation Christmas Drop 2022

(Left to right) U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Zachary Riley and Capt. Jason Bentley, both with the 36th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, return to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam after conducting low-cost, low-altitude bundle drops over Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia, Dec. 8, 2022, during Operation Christmas Drop 2022. The aircraft, call sign Santa 51, delivered 9 bundles to islands in the Federated States of Micronesia. OCD is the longest-running Department of Defense humanitarian and disaster relief mission. Each year, the USAF partners with countries in the Pacific Air Forces area of responsibility to deliver supplies to remote island communities in the South-Eastern Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

PHOTO BY: Yasuo Osakabe
VIRIN: 221208-F-PM645-0011.JPG
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CAMERA

NIKON Z 6

LENS

NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S

APERTURE

16

SHUTTERSPEED

1/200

ISO

500

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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