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Reservists deploy in mock exercise

Reservists with the 507th Air Refueling Wing board a C-17 Globemaster III in preparation for deployment as part of an exercise during the November unit training assembly at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charles Taylor)

Reservists with the 507th Air Refueling Wing board a C-17 Globemaster III in preparation for deployment as part of an exercise during the November unit training assembly at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charles Taylor)

Reservists with the 507th Air Refueling Wing prepare to deploy as part of an exercise during the November unit training assembly at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Airmen are all on-call around the clock, and must be prepared to mobilize and deploy at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charles Taylor)

Reservists with the 507th Air Refueling Wing prepare to deploy as part of an exercise during the November unit training assembly at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Airmen are all on-call around the clock, and must be prepared to mobilize and deploy at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charles Taylor)

Two Airmen from the 72nd Aerial Port Squadron secure pallets of cargo during an exercise during the November unit training assembly at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Aerial port squadrons provide military logistical functions including processing personnel and cargo, rigging for airdrop, packing parachutes, loading equipment, preparing air cargo and load plans, loading and securing aircraft, ejecting cargo for inflight delivery, and supervising units engaged in aircraft loading and unloading operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charles Taylor)

Two Airmen from the 72nd Aerial Port Squadron secure pallets of cargo during an exercise during the November unit training assembly at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Aerial port squadrons provide military logistical functions including processing personnel and cargo, rigging for airdrop, packing parachutes, loading equipment, preparing air cargo and load plans, loading and securing aircraft, ejecting cargo for inflight delivery, and supervising units engaged in aircraft loading and unloading operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charles Taylor)

Airman First Class Taylor Zwiesler, an air transportation apprentice from the 72nd Aerial Port Squadron, grabs mobility bags from a fellow Airmen and places them on a flatbed truck to be loaded onto a C-17 Globemaster III as part of a deployment exercise conducted during the November unit training assembly at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Cargo is loaded onto the C-17 through a large aft door that accommodates military vehicles and palletized cargo, and has a maximum payload capacity of 170,900 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charles Taylor)

Airman First Class Taylor Zwiesler, an air transportation apprentice from the 72nd Aerial Port Squadron, grabs mobility bags from a fellow Airmen and places them on a flatbed truck to be loaded onto a C-17 Globemaster III as part of a deployment exercise conducted during the November unit training assembly at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Cargo is loaded onto the C-17 through a large aft door that accommodates military vehicles and palletized cargo, and has a maximum payload capacity of 170,900 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charles Taylor)

Jacqueline Falkner, 507th Air Refueling Wing Director of Psychological Operations, speaks to a Reservist in a deployment processing line during an exercise on the November unit training assembly weekend at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Prior to mobilizing, Air Force members must travel through a processing line of various agencies on base, obtaining signatures by representatives who ensure the Airmen have all required documents and supplies needed to deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charles Taylor)

Jacqueline Falkner, 507th Air Refueling Wing Director of Psychological Operations, speaks to a Reservist in a deployment processing line during an exercise on the November unit training assembly weekend at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Prior to mobilizing, Air Force members must travel through a processing line of various agencies on base, obtaining signatures by representatives who ensure the Airmen have all required documents and supplies needed to deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charles Taylor)

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. --