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  • Mokil Atoll native flies home for OCD

    Nanako Lipai, a Mokil Atoll native, and members of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force pose for a photo after a flight in support of Operation Christmas Drop 2023 (OCD 23), at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 6, 2023. This was Lipai’s third time flying during OCD but it was the first time she got to

  • OCD 23 flies with international observers

    Operation Christmas Drop is the Department of Defense’s longest-running humanitarian airlift operation which consists of packaging and delivering donated supplies such as food, fishing equipment, schoolbooks and clothing to more than 20,000 islanders across 58 remote islands throughout the Pacific.

  • 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.