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Locally Built C-17 Delivered to Multinational Heavy Airlift Wing

A C-17 Globemaster takes off from Long Beach Airport en route to Papa Air Base in Hungary, July 14. The plane is the first of three C-17 Globemaster IIIs to be acquired by the 12-nation Strategic Airlift Capability Program. The Hungarian air base is home to the SAC Program's multinational, operational-level unit, the Heavy Airlift Wing, which will officially be activated July 27. (Photo by Joe Juarez)

A C-17 Globemaster takes off from Long Beach Airport en route to Papa Air Base in Hungary, July 14. The plane is the first of three C-17 Globemaster IIIs to be acquired by the 12-nation Strategic Airlift Capability Program. The Hungarian air base is home to the SAC Program's multinational, operational-level unit, the Heavy Airlift Wing, which will officially be activated July 27. (Photo by Joe Juarez)

Officials from 12 NATO and Partners for Peace nations, and Boeing participated in a ceremony to deliver the first of three C-17 Globemaster aircraft to  the Strategic Airlift Capability Program, July 14.  The aircraft will be based at Papa Air Base Hungary, home to the SAC Program's multinational, operational-level Heavy Airlift Wing. (Photo by Joe Juarez)

Officials from 12 NATO and Partners for Peace nations, and Boeing participated in a ceremony to deliver the first of three C-17 Globemaster aircraft to the Strategic Airlift Capability Program, July 14. The aircraft will be based at Papa Air Base Hungary, home to the SAC Program's multinational, operational-level Heavy Airlift Wing. (Photo by Joe Juarez)