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A U.S Marine Corps Millennium Military Vehicle, operated by Lance Cpl. Elijah L. Gates, loads high-energy biscuits into a Japanese C-130H Super Hercules on Nov. 22, 2013. The cargo was  headed to Tacloban, one of the regions hardest hit  by Typhoon Haiyan.
A U.S Marine Corps Millennium Military Vehicle, operated by Lance Cpl. Elijah L. Gates, loads high-energy biscuits into a Japanese C-130H Super Hercules on Nov. 22, 2013. The cargo was headed to Tacloban, one of the regions hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan. (Joseph DiGirolamo/Courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps)
A U.S Marine Corps Millennium Military Vehicle, operated by Lance Cpl. Elijah L. Gates, loads high-energy biscuits into a Japanese C-130H Super Hercules on Nov. 22, 2013. The cargo was  headed to Tacloban, one of the regions hardest hit  by Typhoon Haiyan.
A U.S Marine Corps Millennium Military Vehicle, operated by Lance Cpl. Elijah L. Gates, loads high-energy biscuits into a Japanese C-130H Super Hercules on Nov. 22, 2013. The cargo was headed to Tacloban, one of the regions hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan. (Joseph DiGirolamo/Courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps)
Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, wait on a C-130 Hercules prior to taking part in night jump training over Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 21, 2013. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops.
Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, wait on a C-130 Hercules prior to taking part in night jump training over Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 21, 2013. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (Osakabe Yasuo/U.S. Air Force)

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