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Turkey Shoot: Combat Airlift Competition

A pelican case drops from a C-130J and lands on the water during a search and rescue exercise as part of a Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Lake Ouachita, Ark. The pelican case was filled with metal plates weighing 31 pounds to simulate food and medical supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron)

A pelican case drops from a C-130J and lands on the water during a search and rescue exercise as part of a Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Lake Ouachita, Ark. The pelican case was filled with metal plates weighing 31 pounds to simulate food and medical supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Aaron Elmore, 19th Operation Support Squadron air traffic control journeyman, gives aircrews clearance to drop their supplies during a search and rescue exercise as part of a Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Lake Ouachita, Ark. This was the first search and rescue exercise performed at Lake Ouachita by Little Rock AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Aaron Elmore, 19th Operation Support Squadron air traffic control journeyman, gives aircrews clearance to drop their supplies during a search and rescue exercise as part of a Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Lake Ouachita, Ark. This was the first search and rescue exercise performed at Lake Ouachita by Little Rock AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron)

A C-130J assigned to the 19th Airlift Wing locates a capsized row boat on the water as part of a search and rescue excerise during a Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Lake Oauchita, Ark. The first objective was to locate the boat, then air drop supplies to the survivors on the water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron)

A C-130J assigned to the 19th Airlift Wing locates a capsized row boat on the water as part of a search and rescue excerise during a Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Lake Oauchita, Ark. The first objective was to locate the boat, then air drop supplies to the survivors on the water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron)

A C-130J assigned to the 19th Airlift Wing enters the assessment area during a search and rescue exercise as part of a Turkey Shoot competition, Nov. 17, 2016, at Lake Ouachita, Ark. Each aircraft had 30 minutes to search the area, locate the objective and drop supplies nearest to the target.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron)

A C-130J assigned to the 19th Airlift Wing enters the assessment area during a search and rescue exercise as part of a Turkey Shoot competition, Nov. 17, 2016, at Lake Ouachita, Ark. Each aircraft had 30 minutes to search the area, locate the objective and drop supplies nearest to the target. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron)

A member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operates a boat during the first-ever search and rescue exercise of the Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Lake Ouachita, Ark. Little Rock Air Force Base continuously partners with Arkansas agencies to execute training exercises throughout the state. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron)

A member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operates a boat during the first-ever search and rescue exercise of the Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Lake Ouachita, Ark. Little Rock Air Force Base continuously partners with Arkansas agencies to execute training exercises throughout the state. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron)

Loadmasters from the 913th Airlift Group guide a fire truck onto a C-130J as part of the Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The Turkey Shoot is a multiple event test which evaluates all aspects of combat airlift such as threat mitigation, container delivery system airdrops, assault landings and loading and offloading vehicles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols)

Loadmasters from the 913th Airlift Group guide a fire truck onto a C-130J as part of the Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The Turkey Shoot is a multiple event test which evaluates all aspects of combat airlift such as threat mitigation, container delivery system airdrops, assault landings and loading and offloading vehicles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols)

A loadmaster from the 913th Airlift Group transfers cargo onto a C-130J as part of the Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The Turkey Shoot is a premier training exercise that puts members of flying units against each other in a friendly competition to hone combat airlift capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols)

A loadmaster from the 913th Airlift Group transfers cargo onto a C-130J as part of the Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The Turkey Shoot is a premier training exercise that puts members of flying units against each other in a friendly competition to hone combat airlift capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Scott Branco, 314th Operations Group chief of weapons and tactics, oversees the preparation of a C-130J for the Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing, 314th Airlift Wing, 189th Airlift Wing and 913th Airlift Group squared off, testing their airdrop expertise during the competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Scott Branco, 314th Operations Group chief of weapons and tactics, oversees the preparation of a C-130J for the Turkey Shoot competition Nov. 17, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing, 314th Airlift Wing, 189th Airlift Wing and 913th Airlift Group squared off, testing their airdrop expertise during the competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols)

LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- Aircraft from the 19th Airlift Wing, 314th Airlift Wing, 189th Airlift Wing and 913th Airlift Group squared off in a friendly competition to outscore their opponents by performing the air mobility exercise the fastest and most accurate.
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