C-17 a first at Hickam AFB

HICKAM AIR FORCE BASE, Hawaii (AFPN) -- F-15B Eagles from the 199th Fighter Squadron, 154th Wing, Hawaii Air National Guard escort the first Hawaii-based C-17 Globemaster III to its home. Hickam is the first base outside the continental U.S. to permanently host the C-17. By the end of the year the base will be home to eight C-17s. The 15th Airlift Wing and the 154th Wing will jointly operate and maintain the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo
VIRIN: 060207-F-2034C-007.JPG
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