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Operation Christmas Drop Multimedia Piece (no titles)
374th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
Video by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Morse
Dec. 21, 2012 | 3:59
For more than 60 years, Airmen have flown over Micronesia around Christmas, dropping donated goods in makeshift bundles to help more than 30,000 islanders inhabiting tiny islands spread across an area roughly the combined size of Alaska and Texas. The yearly endeavor, called Operation Christmas Drop, is the longest-running humanitarian airlift mission in the world. (File is full video without any titles, and with music, dialogue, and nat sound on separate audio tracks) Voices in order of appearance: Capt. Dereck Monnier 36th Airlift Squadron C-130 Hercules pilot and aircraft commander Hometown: Little Falls, Minnesota Col. Mark August 374th Airlift Wing Commander Hometown: North Kingstown, R.I. Master Sgt. Cameron Leslie 36th Force Support Squadron career assistance advisor and independent photographer Hometown: Highlands, N.C. Capt. Mitchell Foy President, Operation Christmas Drop (non-profit org) Hometown: ? Tech. Sgt. Landon Soles 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron rigger Hometown: Stryker, Ohio Production Credits: Produced by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Morse Air Force photos and video by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Morse Island imagery courtesy of Master Sgt. Cameron Leslie Historical imagery courtesy of the 36th Wing historian office Music by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Morse. Also available in high definition. More