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Devastating earthquake hits Nepal

...carrying 40 rescue and medical personnel and 3 tons of supplies arrived in Kathmandu.Three other aircraft, including two C-17s, were sent from India, Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh said on Indian television. One was carrying a mobile hospital...
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Defense budget stabilizes Alaska forces

...being tested in Alaska, Handy said. It involves the rapid deployment of Raptors to a "forward" airfield with support C-17s landing just behind the fighters."This gives us the ability to turn the aircraft around," quickly on missions in forward...
Military plane training to move closer to Wasilla

...could affect the most populated areas of the Mat-Su Borough. KTUU reports the plan calls for an increase in training for C-17s and F-22 Raptors that could have the planes flying as low as 500 feet. The boundary for the expanded Fox 3 Military...
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Outside editorial: Recasting delicate affairs of state as a jobs program The U.S. Air Force may not want any more C-17s, but the Indian air force does. Included in the $10 billion export deal with India are 10 C-17s. Currently, about 10 C-17s a year roll out of the Boeing assembly plant in...
Alaska Digest

...Since January, the C-130s have been shifting out to Japan, and back to Dyess. The planes are being replaced with newer C-17s, which require smaller crews. SE Alaska schools get health grants SITKA - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium...
Corps of Engineers projects increase spending in Alaska

...station the new C-17 cargo planes at Elmendorf Air Force Base in 2007. Military construction projects related to the new C-17s includes building a dual-bay hanger and flight simulator, as well as utility and site upgrades. The current Army transformation...
Alaska Digest

...Alaska's 50th year of statehood. Activities will include civilian participation as well as military demonstrations involving C-17s, F-15s and F-22s. An Air Force spokeswoman said the two-day event in 2006 drew 137,000 people to Elmendorf Air...
Spare us the spare engines Boeing's C-17 cargo plane; 900 St. Louis workers build C-17 components. The Air Force says it has plenty of C-17s already, and. Gates tried to kill the program last year. Congress funded 10 more anyway, but Gates still is intent...


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