U.S. Japanese and Australian forces conclude COPE North 2019 with air dominance
A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron, prepares to land during exercise Cope North 2019, at Tinian, U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Feb. 20, 2019. Through exercises and engagements during COPE NORTH, United States Air Force, Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) and Royal Australian air force increase interoperability for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. JT May III)