Boeing C-17A Globemaster III 99-1189
Photographed at the Abbotsford Air Show, British Columbia, Canada on 13 August 2004.
437th Airlift Wing, based at AMC Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
The mission of the 437th Airlift Wing is to command assigned airlift and supporting units; provide for the airlift of troops and military passengers, military equipment, mail and aeromedical airlift and to participate in operations involving the airland or airdrop of troops, equipment and supplies when required. The 437th also is the only strategic wing in the Air Mobility Command with special operations missions. AMC special operations training prepares select crews to avoid detection using low-level flight techniques. The 437th AW is the only strategic wing in the US Air Force to fly this mission.
Picture added on 20 November 2010 at 07:34