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The journey home: Final US Air Force C-17 takes inaugural flight

The C-17 Globemaster III, P-223, flies from Long Beach, Calif., to Joint Base Charleston, S.C., during the aircrafts inaugural flight Sept. 12, 2013. Lt. Gen. James Jackson, Air Force Reserve commander, performed the take-off from California with Gen. Paul Selva, Air Mobility Command commander, taking over mid-flight and Lt. Gen. Stanley Clarke, Air National Guard director, landing the aircraft at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. This historical event comes more than 20 years after the 437th Airlift Wing and the 315th Airlift Wing took delivery of the very first C-17 to enter the Air Force inventory June 14, 1993 and marks the successful completion of C-17 production for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Dennis Sloan)



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This work, The journey home: Final US Air Force C-17 takes inaugural flight [Image 1 of 26], by SrA Dennis Sloan, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.12.2013

Date Posted:09.13.2013 15:55

Photo ID:1017650

VIRIN:130912-F-LR006-167

Resolution:6220x4207

Size:6.36 MB

Location:CHARLESTON, SC, USGlobe

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