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Australian Defense Forces board a C-17 Globemaster III at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia, on Tuesday, May 30, 2006. Two C-17s from the 15th Airlift Wing and the Hawaii Air National Guard's 154th Wing at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, are helping the Australian Defense Force reposition its forces in Australia to better support peace operations in East Timor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

Australian Defense Forces board a C-17 Globemaster III at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia, on Tuesday, May 30, 2006. Two C-17s from the 15th Airlift Wing and the Hawaii Air National Guard's 154th Wing at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, are helping the Australian Defense Force reposition its forces in Australia to better support peace operations in East Timor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

Airmen from the Combat Mobility Element, or CME, secure an armored personnel carrier on a C-17 Globemaster III at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia, on Tuesday, May 30, 2006  The CME is part of the 15th Logistical Readiness Squadron at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. The CME is in Townsville to help prepare and load equipment on C-17s from Hickam that are repositioning Australian Defense Forces to better support peace operations in East Timor. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

Airmen from the Combat Mobility Element, or CME, secure an armored personnel carrier on a C-17 Globemaster III at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia, on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 The CME is part of the 15th Logistical Readiness Squadron at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. The CME is in Townsville to help prepare and load equipment on C-17s from Hickam that are repositioning Australian Defense Forces to better support peace operations in East Timor. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

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Staff Sgt. Oscar Merritt and Tech. Sgt. Guillermo Hernandez look over weights and measurements for Australian equipment pallets May 30, 2006 at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia. Sgt.s Merritt and Hernandez are from the 15th Logistical Readiness Squadron, Combat Mobility Element. The CME is in Townsville to help prepare and load equipment on C-17 Globemaster III from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii that are repositioning Australian Defense Forces inside Australia to better support peace operations in East Timor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

060530-F-2034C-002 Staff Sgt. Oscar Merritt and Tech. Sgt. Guillermo Hernandez look over weights and measurements for Australian equipment pallets May 30, 2006 at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia. Sgt.s Merritt and Hernandez are from the 15th Logistical Readiness Squadron, Combat Mobility Element. The CME is in Townsville to help prepare and load equipment on C-17 Globemaster III from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii that are repositioning Australian Defense Forces inside Australia to better support peace operations in East Timor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

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Staff Sgt. Marcus Sorrells and Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Barber refuel a C-17 Globemaster III May 30, 2006 at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia. Sgt.?s Sorrells and Barber are from the 15th Maintenance Squadron Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. Two C-17?s from the 15th Airlift Wing and 154th Wing Hawaii Air National Guars, Hickam are helping the Australian Defense Force reposition its forces in Australian to better support the peace operations in East Timor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

060530-F-2034C-021 Staff Sgt. Marcus Sorrells and Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Barber refuel a C-17 Globemaster III May 30, 2006 at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia. Sgt.?s Sorrells and Barber are from the 15th Maintenance Squadron Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. Two C-17?s from the 15th Airlift Wing and 154th Wing Hawaii Air National Guars, Hickam are helping the Australian Defense Force reposition its forces in Australian to better support the peace operations in East Timor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

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Members from the Combat Mobility Element discuss what equipment loads will be going on a C-17 Globemaster III May 30, 2006 at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia. CME is part of the 15th Logistical Readiness Squadron Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. The CME is in Townsville to help prepare and load equipment on C-17s from Hickam that are repositioning Australian Defense Forces inside Australia to better support peace operations in East Timor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

060530-F-2034C-004 Members from the Combat Mobility Element discuss what equipment loads will be going on a C-17 Globemaster III May 30, 2006 at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia. CME is part of the 15th Logistical Readiness Squadron Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. The CME is in Townsville to help prepare and load equipment on C-17s from Hickam that are repositioning Australian Defense Forces inside Australia to better support peace operations in East Timor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

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Staff Sgt. Oscar Merritt writes down weights and measurements of Australian equipment pallets May 30, 2006 at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia. SSgt Merritt is from the 15th Logistical Readiness Squadron, Combat Mobility Element. The CME is in Townsville to help prepare and load equipment on C-17 Globemaster III from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii that are repositioning Australian Defense Forces inside Australia to better support peace operations in East Timor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

060530-F-2034C-001 Staff Sgt. Oscar Merritt writes down weights and measurements of Australian equipment pallets May 30, 2006 at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia. SSgt Merritt is from the 15th Logistical Readiness Squadron, Combat Mobility Element. The CME is in Townsville to help prepare and load equipment on C-17 Globemaster III from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii that are repositioning Australian Defense Forces inside Australia to better support peace operations in East Timor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

Airman James Ngo marshals in a second armored personnel carrier onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia, on Tuesday, May 30, 2006. Two C-17s from the 15th Airlift Wing and the Hawaii Air National Guard's 154th Wing at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, are helping the Australian Defense Force reposition its forces in Australia to better support peace operations in East Timor. Airman Ngo is assigned to the 535th Airlift Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

Airman James Ngo marshals in a second armored personnel carrier onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia, on Tuesday, May 30, 2006. Two C-17s from the 15th Airlift Wing and the Hawaii Air National Guard's 154th Wing at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, are helping the Australian Defense Force reposition its forces in Australia to better support peace operations in East Timor. Airman Ngo is assigned to the 535th Airlift Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)