• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2001-06-06
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A MC-130 Combat Shadow tanker from the 129th Rescue Wing flies in formation over Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, California. The mission of the 129th is to train and be prepared to perform its wartime mission of combat search and rescue anywhere in the world. Its personnel and aircraft locate and recover aircrew and non-aircrew personnel from both enemy-h... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A MC-130 Combat Shadow tanker from the 129th Rescue Wing flies in formation over Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, California. The mission of the 129th is to train and be prepared to perform its wartime mission of combat search and rescue anywhere in the world. Its personnel and aircraft locate and recover aircrew and non-aircrew personnel from both enemy-held and friendly territory and seas. In addition, the 129th provides manpower, materiel and equipment to conduct peacetime search and rescue operations in the Pacific Ocean and off the coast of California, and is one of only three Rescue Wings in the Air National Guard. The 129th has saved 292 lives since 1975, and six so far in 2001. Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Andrew J. Hughan, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted