On approach a C-141 Starlifter from March Air Reserve Base, California, prepares to accomplish an engine running offload of its cargo into Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, as part of this years PATRIOT HOOK Exercise. USMC F/A-18 Hornets are parked on the ramp in the foreground. The PATRIOT HOOK Exercise 2001, a joint force exercise involving four separate airfields in Southern California - March Air Reserve Base, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Los Alamitos Army Air Field, and San Clemente Naval Landing Field. At the four airfields units practice air deployment of fighting forces and equipment during a wartime scenario