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Operation Christmas Drop: Airmen spread holiday cheer throughout the Yap Islands

Airmen from the 36th Airlift Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan, lookout upon the Islands of Yap prior to pushing a box of humanitarian assistance goods out of a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules call sign ?Santa 23? to its drop-zone during Operation Christmas Drop, Dec. 14. Operation Christmas Drop is the Air Force?s longest-running humanitarian which began in 1952. Airmen today continue the tradition delivering supplies to remote islands of the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Yap, Palau, Chuuk and Pohnpei. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Nichelle Anderson)

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