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ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - Nicolas Ortiz, 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flying crew chief out of Yokota Air Base, Japan, completes an in-flight check on the systems of Santa 21, a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules on its way to deliver critical supplies to the island of Nama, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) during Operation Christmas Drop 2018, Dec. 10, 2018. Every December crews from Yokota team up with the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (Koku Jietai), and Royal Australian Air Force to airdrop supplies to the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, FSM, and the Republic of Palau.


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