160718-F-DF491-0107 – Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii – Staff Sgt. Andy Craig, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape specialist with the 304th Rescue Squadron, lays out the survival tools he brings with him during operations as part of SERE refresher training during RIMPAC at the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, July 18, 2016. Twenty-six nations, 49 ships, six submarines, about 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC 16 from June 29 to Aug. 4 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity while fostering and sustaining cooperative relationships between participants critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 16 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Jaclyn Pienkowski/Released)

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