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19th AW showcases readiness capabilities during ROCKI 22-01

A loadmaster prepares a C-130J for flight.

Staff Sgt. Cesar Salas Morales, 41st Airlift Squadron loadmaster, conducts a pre-flight check of a C-130J Super Hercules while wearing aircrew eye and respiratory protection system (AERPS) equipment during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. Training in AERPS gear provides aircrew with the ability to operate and successfully carry out the mission in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

The 19th Airlift Wing commander walks to a C-130J.

Col. Angela Ochoa, 19th Airlift Wing commander, prepares to board a C-130J Super Hercules during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. ROCKI 22-01 focused on demonstrating the 19th Airlift Wing’s capabilities to operate in a contested environment within the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

Col. Ochoa looks forward in AERPS gear before a flight.

Col. Angela Ochoa, 19th Airlift Wing commander, assists the pilots in the pre-flight checklist during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. The purpose of ROCKI 22-01 was to evaluate the 19th AW’s ability to execute impeccable fundamentals, to include survival and sustainment, within a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

A C-130 is on the flightline before takeoff

A C-130J Super Hercules prepares for takeoff during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. The purpose of ROCKI 22-01 was to evaluate the 19th Airlift Wing’s ability to execute its mission, to include survival and sustainment, within a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

An airman puts on MOPP gear on the flightline.

Airman 1st Class Gregory Giordano, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, dons gloves during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. The purpose of ROCKI 22-01 was to evaluate the 19th Airlift Wing’s ability to execute its mission, to include survival and sustainment, within a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

A WIT member observes Airmen complete a PAR sweep.

Senior Airman Samuel Archuleta, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron wing inspection team member, observes as Airmen complete a Post-Attack Reconnaissance sweep during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 2, 2021. WIT members, alongside the wing Inspector General, ensured more than 350 exercise players completed the mission essential tasks set forth by the wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

Airmen go through a decontamination during an exercise.

Senior Airman Cameron Bou, 41st Airlift Squadron loadmaster, goes through a simulated decontamination line during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. Throughout the exercise, Airmen were tested on their ability to survive and operate within a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

Airmen from the 41st Airlift Squadron go through the decontamination line during an exercise.

Senior Airman Cameron Bou, 41st Airlift Squadron loadmaster, goes through a simulated decontamination line during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. ROCKI 22-01 focused on demonstrating the 19th Airlift Wing’s capabilities to operate in a contested environment within the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

A pilot from the 34th CTS walks to a C-130J in AERPS gear.

Capt. Jeremy Sarno, 34h Combat Training Squadron C-130J Super Hercules pilot, prepares to go through a simulated decontamination line during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. ROCKI 22-01 focused on demonstrating the 19th Airlift Wing’s capabilities to operate in a contested environment within the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

An Airman prepares to load a MULE on the back of a C-130J.
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Senior Airman Tanner Howell, 41st Airlift Squadron loadmaster, prepares to load a multi-use light equipment vehicle onto a C-130J Super Hercules during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. During ROCKI 22-01, Airmen were challenged to execute impeccable fundamentals in a simulated contaminated environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

A loadmaster prepares a C-130J for flight.
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Staff Sgt. Cesar Salas Morales, 41st Airlift Squadron loadmaster, conducts a pre-flight check of a C-130J Super Hercules while wearing aircrew eye and respiratory protection system (AERPS) equipment during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. Training in AERPS gear provides aircrew with the ability to operate and successfully carry out the mission in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

Loadmasters don AERPS gear before flight.
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Senior Airman Chasyn Honea, 41st Airlift Squadron loadmaster, dons aircrew eye and respiratory protection system (AERPS) equipment during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. ROCKI 22-01 focused on demonstrating the 19th Airlift Wing’s capabilities to operate in a contested environment within the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

A member from AFE assists a loadmaster in donning AERPS gear.
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An Airman from the 19th Airlift Wing dons aircrew eye and respiratory protection system (AERPS) equipment during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. The purpose of ROCKI 22-01 was to evaluate the 19th AW’s ability to execute its mission, to include survival and sustainment, within a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

A dummie is on a gurney with a gas mask
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Airmen from the 19th Maintenance Squadron apply a tourniquet to a simulated injured Airman during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 2, 2021. As part of Self-Aid Buddy Care training, Airmen learn about airway management, bleeding control, patient transport and proper patient documentation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

an airman ties a tourniquet
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An Airman from the 19th Maintenance Squadron applies a tourniquet to a simulated injured Airman during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 2, 2021. As part of Self-Aid Buddy Care training, Airmen learn about airway management, bleeding control, patient transport and proper patient documentation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

Airmen carry a dummie on a gurney during an exercise.
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Airmen from the 19th Maintenance Squadron perform Self-Aid Buddy Care during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 2, 2021. As part of SABC training, Airmen learn about airway management, bleeding control, patient transport and proper patient documentation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

An airman attempts to identify a CBRN contamination.
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Airmen from the 19th Maintenance Squadron conduct a Post-Attack Reconnaissance sweep during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 2, 2021. Throughout the exercise, Airmen were tested on their ability to survive and operate within a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

An airman marshals out a C-130.
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Staff Sgt. Erick Velez Valle, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron hydraulics specialist, marshals out a C-130J Super Hercules during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. The purpose of ROCKI 22-01 was to evaluate the 19th Airlift Wing’s ability to execute its mission, to include survival and sustainment, within a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

A pilot prepares for takeoff on a C-130.
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1st Lt Michael Cunningham, 41st Airlift Squadron pilot, conducts a pre-flight checklist while wearing aircrew eye and respiratory protection system (AERPS) equipment during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. Training in AERPS gear provides aircrew with the ability to execute impeccable fundamentals in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin) (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

Aircrew conduct a pre-flight check during an exercise.
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Airmen from the 41st Airlift Squadron conduct a pre-flight checklist in aircrew eye and respiratory protection system (AERPS) equipment during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. Training in AERPS gear provides aircrew with the ability to operate and successfully carry out the mission in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin) (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

Airmen push a MULE to a C-130J
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Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing guide a multi-use light equipment vehicle onto a C-130J Super Hercules during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. During ROCKI 22-01, Airmen were challenged to carry out mission essential tasks in a simulated contaminated environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

An Airman starts a MULE before loading it onto a C-130J.
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Airman 1st Class Anna Flaherty, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron aerial port operation center specialist, prepares to load a multi-use light equipment vehicle onto a C-130J Super Hercules during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. During ROCKI 22-01, Airmen were challenged to carry out mission essential tasks in a simulated contaminated environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

A loadmaster conducts a pre-flight check of a C-130J.
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A loadmaster from the 41st Airlift Squadron conducts a pre-flight check of a C-130J Super Hercules while wearing aircrew eye and respiratory protection system (AERPS) equipment during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. Training in AERPS gear provides aircrew with the ability to operate and successfully carry out the mission in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin) (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

A loadmaster stands in the back of C-130J.
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Senior Airman Tanner Howell, 41st Airlift Squadron loadmaster, conducts a pre-flight check of a C-130J Super Hercules while wearing aircrew eye and respiratory protection system (AERPS) equipment during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. Training in AERPS gear provides aircrew with the ability to operate and successfully carry out the mission in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

A maintenance airman works on a propeller on a C-130J.
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An Airman from the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron completes a post-flight inspection of a C-130J Super Hercules during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. The purpose of ROCKI 22-01 was to evaluate the 19th AW’s ability to execute impeccable fundamentals, to include survival and sustainment, within a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

An LRS Airman directs a cargo loader away from a C-130J.
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Staff Sgt. Matthew McDaniel, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron air delivery operations center supervisor, directs a cargo loader away from a C-130J Super Hercules during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. The purpose of ROCKI 22-01 was to evaluate the 19th AW’s ability to execute its mission, to include survival and sustainment, within a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

A loadmaster directs a pallet off a C-130J.
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A loadmaster from the 41st Airlift Squadron directs a pallet out of a C-130J Super Hercules during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. During ROCKI 22-01, Airmen were challenged to execute impeccable fundamentals in a simulated contaminated environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

An LRS Airman prepares to offload cargo from a C-130J.
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Staff Sgt. Matthew McDaniel, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron air delivery operations center supervisor, prepares to offload cargo from a C-130J Super Hercules during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. During ROCKI 22-01, Airmen were challenged to carry out mission essential tasks in a simulated contaminated environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

A pilot sits in the middle seat of a C-130J during a ROCKI exercise.
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Pilots from the 19th Airlift Wing prepare for takeoff in a C-130J Super Hercules during nighttime operations during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. The purpose of ROCKI 22-01 was to evaluate the 19th AW’s ability to execute its mission, to include survival and sustainment, within a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

A pilot flies at night in an illuminated green cockpit.
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Capt. Jeremy Sarno, 34th Combat Training Squadron C-130J Super Hercules pilot, communicates with another pilot during nighttime operations during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. ROCKI 22-01 focused on demonstrating the 19th Airlift Wing’s capabilities to operate in a contested environment within the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

Loadmasters prepare gear in the back of a C-130J.
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Loadmasters from the 41st Airlift Squadron prepare aircrew eye and respiratory protection system (AERPS) equipment for nighttime operations during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. The purpose of ROCKI 22-01 was to evaluate the 19th AW’s ability to execute its mission, to include survival and sustainment, within a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

A pilot reads mission notes which are illuminated in green in the cockpit.
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A pilot from the 41st Airlift Squadron reads mission notes during nighttime operations during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. The purpose of ROCKI 22-01 was to evaluate the 19th AW’s ability to execute impeccable fundamentals, to include survival and sustainment, within a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

Pilots prepare gear in a room before heading to a C-130J.
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1st Lt. Morgan Eckert, 41st Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules pilot, prepares aircrew eye and respiratory protection system (AERPS) equipment for nighttime operations during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. Training in AERPS gear provides aircrew with the ability to operate and successfully carry out the mission in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

Airmen take off MOPP gear outside.
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Airmen from the 19th Maintenance Squadron remove their Mission Oriented Protective Posture (MOPP) gear after a simulated contamination during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 2, 2021. Throughout the exercise, Airmen were tested on their ability to survive and operate within a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

Loadmasters prepare gear in the back of a C-130J.
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Loadmasters from the 41st Airlift Squadron prepare aircrew eye and respiratory protection system (AERPS) equipment for nighttime operations during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 1, 2021. The purpose of ROCKI 22-01 was to evaluate the 19th AW’s ability to execute its mission, to include survival and sustainment, within a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jayden Ford)

Airmen identify a contaminated object during a PAR sweep during an exercise.
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Airmen from the 19th Maintenance Squadron perform a Post-Attack Reconnaissance sweep during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 2, 2021. Throughout the exercise, Airmen were tested on their ability to survive and operate within a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

A WIT member takes notes during a ROCKI exercise.
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Senior Airman Samuel Archuleta, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron wing inspection team member, observes as Airmen complete the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear training portion of the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 2, 2021. This exercise played a critical role in the Commander’s Inspection Program and is indicative of the wing’s readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

A simulated unexploded ordinance lies on the ground during a ROCKI exercise.
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Airmen from the 19th Maintenance Squadron cordon off an area around a inert unexploded ordnance during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 2, 2021. During ROCKI 22-01, Airmen were challenged to carry out mission essential tasks in a simulated contaminated environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

An Airmen conducts a PAR sweep during a ROCKI exercise.
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Senior Airman Ryan Sakamoto, 19th Maintenance Squadron precision measurement equipment laboratory apprentice, conducts a Post-Attack Reconnaissance sweep during the ROCKI 22-01 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 2, 2021. Throughout the exercise, Airmen were tested on their ability to survive and operate within a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Irvin)

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