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U.S. Army Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 194th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Field Artillery Brigade launch rockets during Exercise Rainier War 21B at Michael Army Airfield, Utah, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Army Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 194th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Field Artillery Brigade launch rockets during Exercise Rainier War 21B at Michael Army Airfield, Utah, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Air Force Airmen with 62nd Airlift Wing prepare a C-17 Globemaster III prior to a night-time airlift mission as part of Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. Rainier War is a semi-annual, large readiness exercise led by 62nd Airlift Wing, designed to train aircrews under realistic scenarios that support a full spectrum readiness operations against modern threats and replicate today’s contingency operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Air Force Airmen with 62nd Airlift Wing prepare a C-17 Globemaster III prior to a night-time airlift mission as part of Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. Rainier War is a semi-annual, large readiness exercise led by 62nd Airlift Wing, designed to train aircrews under realistic scenarios that support a full spectrum readiness operations against modern threats and replicate today’s contingency operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brandon Welker, 8th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, prepares for a night-time airlift mission as part of Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brandon Welker, 8th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, prepares for a night-time airlift mission as part of Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

A C-17 Globemaster III sits on the flight prior to a night-time airlift mission as part of Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

A C-17 Globemaster III sits on the flight prior to a night-time airlift mission as part of Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Travis Nelson, 62nd Operations Support Squadron aircraft commander, and 1st Lt. Pete Carillo, 8th Airlift Squadron co-pilot, prepare for a night-time airlift mission as part of Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Travis Nelson, 62nd Operations Support Squadron aircraft commander, and 1st Lt. Pete Carillo, 8th Airlift Squadron co-pilot, prepare for a night-time airlift mission as part of Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Army Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 194th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Field Artillery Brigade prepare for take off on a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Army Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 194th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Field Artillery Brigade prepare for take off on a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Matthew Knarr, 62nd 62nd Aerial Port Squadron ramp representative, secures a U.S. Army M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) inside a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Matthew Knarr, 62nd 62nd Aerial Port Squadron ramp representative, secures a U.S. Army M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) inside a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cameron Johnson, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron ramp representative, secures a U.S. Army M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) inside a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cameron Johnson, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron ramp representative, secures a U.S. Army M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) inside a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Rainier War 21B at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains – air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

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The 62nd Airlift Wing conducted an airlift mission in support of Bravo Battery, 194th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Field Artillery Brigade as part of Exercise Rainier War at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 6, 2021. The exercise is a semi-annual, large-scale readiness exercise designed to train Airmen under realistic scenarios that support a full spectrum readiness operations against modern threats and replicate today's contingency operations. 

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