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7th Airlift Squadron achieves proficiency training on assault landing zones in INDOPACOM

A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 62d Airlift Wing lands an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tanner Sullivan, a loadmaster with the 7th Airlift Squadron, watches out the back of a C-17 Globemaster III as it approaches an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

A C-17 Globemaster III passes over an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Christopher Ferrario, left, a co-pilot with the 7th Airlift Squadron, and U.S. Air Force Maj. John Greenway, a pilot with the 7th AS, take-off in a C-17 Globemaster III from an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Christopher Ferrario, a co-pilot with the 7th Airlift Squadron, flies a C-17 Globemaster III over the Pacific Ocean while approaching an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

A U.S. Marine watches a C-17 Globemaster III approach an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 62d Airlift Wing flies over an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

A C-17 Globemaster III passes over the Pacific Ocean as it approaches an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 62d Airlift Wing taxis down an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

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Aircrew with the 7th Airlift Squadron execute proficiency training in a C-17 Globemaster III on an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

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U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Christopher Ferrario, a co-pilot with the 7th Airlift Squadron, flies a C-17 Globemaster III over the Pacific Ocean while approaching an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

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A C-17 Globemaster III passes over the Pacific Ocean as it approaches an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

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U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Christopher Ferrario, left, a co-pilot with the 7th Airlift Squadron, and U.S. Air Force Maj. John Greenway, a pilot with the 7th AS, approach an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

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Aircrew with the 7th Airlift Squadron execute proficiency training in a C-17 Globemaster III on an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during Exercise Rainier War 21B. Rainier War 21B exercised and evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and their ability to perform during wartime and contingency taskings in a high-intensity, wartime contested, degraded and operationally limited environment while supporting the contingency operations against a near-peer adversary in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams)

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