U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 18th Wing, Kadena Air Base (AB), Japan, uses a 70K K-loader equipment to load cargo inside an aircraft during Operation Unified Assistance at Kadena AB on Jan. 1, 2005. More than 18,000 U.S. military personnel are providing humanitarian assistance in Southwest Asia after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004, triggered devastating tsunamis that killed over 250,000 people in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by AIRMAN 1ST Class Michael Pallazola) (Released)