Members from the 26th Aerial Port Squadron load a communications vehicle from the U.S. Coast Guard's Mobile Contingency Communications Detachment West, onto an awaiting C-17 Globemaster III from March Air Reserve Base, California on April 27, 2017 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Patriot Hook is an annual joint-service exercise coordinated by the Air Force Reserve, designed to integrate the military and first responders of federal, state and local agencies by providing training to mobilize quickly and deploying in military aircraft in the event of a regional emergency or natural disaster. (U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Faske)