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  • Santa 63 brings love from above

    Operation Christmas Drop is the Department of Defense’s longest-running humanitarian airlift operation, beginning in 1952. Today, airdrop operations include more than 55 islands throughout the Pacific.

  • 70th Annual Operation Christmas Drop kicks off Dec. 6 in Guam

    U.S. and partner nation Airmen are set to participate in the Department of Defense’s longest running humanitarian assistance training mission out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, beginning Dec. 6, 2021. Operation Christmas Drop, or OCD, is an annual U.S. Air Force tradition of packaging and

  • Airmen and Mañe'lu children decorate boxes for OCD

    Children with Mañe'lu and Airmen from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, draw and write messages on a box during a volunteer event at Toto Garden, Mongmong-Toto-Maite, Nov. 18th, 2021. The two Airmen from 36 CPTS volunteered through Andersen Air Force Base’s Sister Village Sister Squadron program and

  • Operation Christmas Drop delivers critical supplies, holiday spirit

    Now in its 68th year, Operation Christmas Drop has not only served as the world’s longest running airdrop training mission, providing critical supplies to 55 Micronesian islands like Woleia, but has also served as a coming together for elders and their communities on their respective islands across

  • Around the Air Force: Bobsled Airmen / Operation Christmas Drop

    On this look Around the Air Force F-35 Lighting IIs may move to Tyndall Air Force Base, Airmen deliver supplies during Operation Christmas Drop, and two Airmen compete for spots on the USA bobsled team. Hosted by Senior Airman Jasmine Vanderheyden.

  • 374th AMXS, The Airmen Behind OCD

    Twenty-five tons of critical supplies airdropped to 56 Micronesian islands impacting more than 20,000 people. A tall task taken on by the servicemembers who take part in Operation Christmas Drop.While OCD continues on as the longest running airdrop training mission, serving as a platform to better

  • Reservists bundle Christmas joy for remote islanders

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 44th Aerial Port Squadron here alongside the people of Guam worked hand-in-hand filling boxes full of critical supplies Dec. 9 as part of Operation Christmas Drop.For the first time OCD will be using the U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to air drop

  • Around the Air Force: Dec. 5

    On this look around the Air Force, we take a look at the Hurricane Hunters’ mission and this month marks the 66th anniversaryof Operation Christmas Drop. Hosted by Airman 1st Class Cory Kuttler.

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