COPE NORTH 18 leadership visits CNMI
Personnel from U.S. Air Force (USAF) and Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) line up to board a JASDF C-130H Hercules during exercise COPE NORTH 2018, Feb. 13. This year's COPE NORTH is an annual Pacific Air Forces tri-lateral humanitarian assistance/disaster relief exercise with participants from the USAF, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, JASDF, and Royal Australian Air Force. The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands provide austere environments that allow for realistic training scenarios during COPE NORTH exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. James Moore)

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