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DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – An HC-130P/N King refuels HH-60 Pave Hawks April 15, 2010, over the desert surrounding Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., during Angel Thunder 2010. The HC-130 is with the 71st Rescue Squadron at Moody AFB, Ga. Angel Thunder 2010, an Air Combat Command-ponsored exercise, will be the largest personnel recovery and combat search and rescue exercise to date, combining Department of Defense and non-DOD assets.

The crew of an HC-130 Hercules airplane begins their preflight checks. The crew flew cover and managed communications for a Navy SH-60 crew on a medevac of a 58-year-old mariner 184 north of Oahu. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers / Released)