Monday, October 19, 2009

Cope India 09 Kicks Off Today



Leaving for Agra now. The photos above are of the US forces arriving in Agra three days ago for Cope India 09.

Photo 1: Capt. John Ma, a pilot assigned to the 535th Airlift Squadron, at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, prepares to land a C-17 Globemaster III at Air Force Station Agra in Uttar Predesh, India after a 10 hours of flight from Kadena Air Base, Japan. Captain Ma and 149 other Airmen are participating in Cope India, a United States and India airlift exercise that provides training for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations.

Photo 2: Staff Sgt. Lucas Compton, a loadmaster assigned to the 535th Airlift Squadron at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, unbuckles cargo straps on board a C-17 Globemaster III Oct 15. Sergeant Lucas and 149 other Airmen are in India participating in Cope India.

Photos ©U.S. Air Force photo / Capt. Genieve David

2 comments :

vicky said...

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Anonymous said...

Does India also have overweight pilots ?