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A U.S. Air Force aircrew member from the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron steps from a crew brief prior to a mission in support of Exercise Cope North at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2010. The 20th EBS is deployed from Barksdale AFB, La. The United States Air Force and the Japan Air Self-Defense Force conduct Cope North annually to increase combat readiness and interoperability, concentrating on coordination and evaluation of air tactics, techniques and procedures. The ability for both nations to work together increases their preparedness to support real-world contingencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
VIRIN: 100209-F-5964B-018.JPG
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