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Juneau Empire Story Archive Local Although the AWACS is a popular attraction, the ultimate crowd pleaser at the air show is the Air Force C-5 Galaxy Transport. Along with its cargo area that can hold helicopters, tanks and satellites, the plane's flight deck...
Homeland security exercise includes descent on Malaspina

...watertight packaging. Members of the Coast Guard Marine Safety Security Team were brought in from San Pedro, Calif., on a C-5 Galaxy aircraft that also carried their diving equipment and three 25-foot boats. The boats, armed with guns at the front...
Huge Air Force plane repaired, airborne again

The Air Force's large C-5 Galaxy took off Wednesday morning after being grounded for several days awaiting a part. U.S. Air Force Reserve Unit 433 Airlift Wing...
Massive Air Force plane parks at Juneau airport

...special Coast Guard unit. The C-5 Galaxy is so large the airport had to...deLaBruere said the airport has had C-5 Galaxies land in the past, but not for...operating throughout Southeast. The C-5 Galaxy flew in the team, two pickup trucks...
A year reviewed

...districts.? June 4: The U.S. Air Force landed one of its largest aircraft at Juneau International Airport - the C-5 Galaxy - which stopped by to drop off a special Coast Guard unit.? June 6: Gabriel Carte, 19, is killed in a single-vehicle...
JDHS graduate gets promotion

...veteran of Operation Just Cause and the Gulf War. Lt Col. Brooks also commanded missions to bring the gigantic Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, America's largest strategic airlift aircraft, to Juneau on four separate occasions in recent years. Brooks is...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Business Spotlight: Local vendors: "Thanks a billion" 3/3/98

...worldwide (but more than double what it's earned so far). A billion dollars would buy about six of the enormous C-5 Galaxy cargo planes that visited Juneau last year on Navy training missions, or 1 stealth bombers. A billion dollars...


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