U.S., Japanese and Australian forces conclude COPE North 2019
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kevin Schneider (left), 5th Air Force commander, and Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) Lt. Gen. Shigeki Muto, Air Defense commander, exits out of a Koku Jieitai Kawasaki C-2 and is greeted by U.S. base commander and COPE North 19 leadership at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Mar. 7, 2019. CN 19 is a long-standing exercise designed to enhance multilateral air operations amongst partner nations and included humanitarian assistance and disaster relief airlift operations as well as large-force employment. Approximately 2,000 U.S. Airmen, Marines, and Sailors participated alongside approximately 800 Royal Australian air force and Koku Jieitai members during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro)

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