Angel Thunder 2015: MASCAS held at Camp Pendleton

Simulated protesters cause a disturbance outside the walls of a simulated American embassy during a mass casualty exercise apart of Angel Thunder 2015 at a training site outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

Simulated protesters cause a disturbance outside the walls of a simulated American embassy during a mass casualty exercise apart of Angel Thunder 2015 at a training site outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

A German army CH-53GS aircraft carrying U.S. and German service members, prepares to land during a mass casualty exercise apart of Angel Thunder 2015 at a training site outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

A German army CH-53GS aircraft carrying U.S. and German service members, prepares to land during a mass casualty exercise apart of Angel Thunder 2015 at a training site outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

U.S. and German service members carry a simulated casualty during a mass casualty exercise apart of Angel Thunder 2015 at a training site outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

U.S. and German service members carry a simulated casualty during a mass casualty exercise apart of Angel Thunder 2015 at a training site outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk prepares to land during a mass casualty exercise apart of Angel Thunder 2015 at a training site outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk prepares to land during a mass casualty exercise apart of Angel Thunder 2015 at a training site outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

A German service member protects his face from dust as a German Army CH-53GS helicopter carrying U.S. and German service members, prepares to land during a mass casualty exercise apart of Angel Thunder 2015 at a training site outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

A German service member protects his face from dust as a German Army CH-53GS helicopter carrying U.S. and German service members, prepares to land during a mass casualty exercise apart of Angel Thunder 2015 at a training site outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk takes off carrying simulated casualties during a mass casualty exercise apart of Angel Thunder 2015 at a training site outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk takes off carrying simulated casualties during a mass casualty exercise apart of Angel Thunder 2015 at a training site outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawks sit on the flightline before a mass casualty exercise during Angel Thunder 2015, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is hosted by the 355th fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan AFB, but many flying operations extend throughout Arizona, New Mexico and California.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)

U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawks sit on the flightline before a mass casualty exercise during Angel Thunder 2015, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is hosted by the 355th fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan AFB, but many flying operations extend throughout Arizona, New Mexico and California. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andres Martinez, 823d Maintenance Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk crew chief, prepares to launch a HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th Rescue Squadron for a mass casualty exercise during Angel Thunder 2015, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is the world’s largest personnel recovery exercise, hosting 11 partner nations and nine inter-agencies at Davis-Monthan AFB. Martinez and the 66th RQS are stationed at Nellis AFB, Nev.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andres Martinez, 823d Maintenance Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk crew chief, prepares to launch a HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th Rescue Squadron for a mass casualty exercise during Angel Thunder 2015, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is the world’s largest personnel recovery exercise, hosting 11 partner nations and nine inter-agencies at Davis-Monthan AFB. Martinez and the 66th RQS are stationed at Nellis AFB, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Phillip Martin, 823d Maintenance Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk crew chief, prepares to launch a HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th Rescue Squadron for a mass casualty exercise during Angel Thunder 2015, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is hosted by the 355th fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan AFB but many flying operations will extend throughout Arizona, New Mexico and California. Martin and the 66th RQS are stationed at Nellis AFB, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Phillip Martin, 823d Maintenance Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk crew chief, prepares to launch a HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th Rescue Squadron for a mass casualty exercise during Angel Thunder 2015, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is hosted by the 355th fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan AFB but many flying operations will extend throughout Arizona, New Mexico and California. Martin and the 66th RQS are stationed at Nellis AFB, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th Rescue Squadron hovers over the flightline as pre-flight checks are conducted before departing Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., for a mass casualty exercise during Angel Thunder 2015, June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is an Air Combat Command-sponsored personnel recovery exercise for combat air force, joint, allied and interagency participants. The 66th RQS is stationed at Nellis AFB, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)
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A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th Rescue Squadron hovers over the flightline as pre-flight checks are conducted before departing Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., for a mass casualty exercise during Angel Thunder 2015, June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is an Air Combat Command-sponsored personnel recovery exercise for combat air force, joint, allied and interagency participants. The 66th RQS is stationed at Nellis AFB, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)

A U.S. Air Force MC-130P Combat Shadow from the 130th Rescue Squadron refuels an HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th RQS during a flight to Southern California for a mass casualty exercise during Angel Thunder 2015, June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is hosted by the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., but many flying operations extend throughout Arizona, New Mexico and California. The 66th RQS is stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and the 130th RQS is stationed at Moffett Federal Airfield, Calif.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)
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A U.S. Air Force MC-130P Combat Shadow from the 130th Rescue Squadron refuels an HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th RQS during a flight to Southern California for a mass casualty exercise during Angel Thunder 2015, June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is hosted by the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., but many flying operations extend throughout Arizona, New Mexico and California. The 66th RQS is stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and the 130th RQS is stationed at Moffett Federal Airfield, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)

U.S. and German Air Force pararescuemen prepare to load simulated casualties onto an HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th Rescue Squadron during an Angel Thunder 2015 mass casualty exercise outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. The 66th RQS is stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)
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U.S. and German Air Force pararescuemen prepare to load simulated casualties onto an HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th Rescue Squadron during an Angel Thunder 2015 mass casualty exercise outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The objective of the exercise was to clear the area of opposing forces and stablilze and safely extricate simulated casualties. The 66th RQS is stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen Talon Leinbaugh, 66th Rescue Squadron aerial gunner, conducts aerial surveillance in an HH-60G Pave Hawk over the Pacific Ocean during Angel Thunder 2015, June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is hosted by the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., but many flying operations will extend throughout Arizona, New Mexico and California. Leinbaugh is stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen Talon Leinbaugh, 66th Rescue Squadron aerial gunner, conducts aerial surveillance in an HH-60G Pave Hawk over the Pacific Ocean during Angel Thunder 2015, June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is hosted by the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., but many flying operations will extend throughout Arizona, New Mexico and California. Leinbaugh is stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th Rescue Squadron flies over Southern California during Angel Thunder 2015, June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is an Air Combat Command-sponsored personnel recovery exercise for combat air force, joint, allied and interagency participants. The 66th RQS is stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)
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A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th Rescue Squadron flies over Southern California during Angel Thunder 2015, June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is an Air Combat Command-sponsored personnel recovery exercise for combat air force, joint, allied and interagency participants. The 66th RQS is stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th Rescue Squadron flies over Southern California during Angel Thunder 2015, June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is the largest personnel recovery exercise in the world combining joint, coalition and interagency personnel that will train through the full spectrum of personnel recovery capabilities with numerous types of aircraft. The 66th RQS is stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)
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A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 66th Rescue Squadron flies over Southern California during Angel Thunder 2015, June 11, 2015. Angel Thunder is the largest personnel recovery exercise in the world combining joint, coalition and interagency personnel that will train through the full spectrum of personnel recovery capabilities with numerous types of aircraft. The 66th RQS is stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released)