Reservists deliver newest C-17 to McChord

Delivering P-218, the newest C-17 to serve at McChord Field, Wash., was the crew of Lt. Cols. Laura Theodoron and Christopher VonThanden, Col. Bruce Bowers, Lt. Col. Anthony Angello, Chief Master Sgt. James Caron, Tech. Sgt. Andrew Thatcher, Capt. Patrick Hancock, and Tech. Sgt. Michael Chop. Colonel Bowers dropped off the "keys" to the aircraft Sept. 14. The 446th AW is an Air Force Reserve wing here, sharing global airlift missions with the 62nd AW, the aircraft-owning unit. With three C-17 flying squadrons, the 2,300-strong wing provides aircrews and support on a daily basis to execute the Air Force's global airlift mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sandra Pishner)

PHOTO BY: Sandra Pishner
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