Video: Travis "Freesom Launch" Hones Skills, Remembers 9/11
Video by Staff Sgt. John Ayre
Travis conducted a mass launch of 22 mobility aircraft Sept. 11, 2013, to practice the combat capability of large formation operations. The Freedom Launch also served as a remembrance of 9/11, as the first C-17 Globemaster III took off at 8:46 a.m., the same time American Airlines Flight 11crashed into the World Trade Center's North Tower on Sept. 11, 2001. Available in High Definition.