A US Air Force C-130 Hercules, from the 86th Air Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, gets ready to launch from Aviano Air Base, Italy. The C-130 is deployed to Aviano in support of VENETO RESCUE 2000. Veneto Rescue is a simulated non-combatant evacuation operation (NEO) that simulates the extraction of American citizens and designated third-country nationals from a fictitious, politically troubled country