• 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
  • 2001-10-07
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An Air Force C-17A Globemaster III, 437th Airlift Wing (AW), Charleston AFB, South Carolina, prepares to depart Germany loaded with Tri-Wall Aerial Delivery System (TRIADS) containers. Air Force C-17's delivered Humanitarian Daily Rations (HDR) in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM from Germany to Afghan refugees who massed inside the borders of Afghanistan. Th... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An Air Force C-17A Globemaster III, 437th Airlift Wing (AW), Charleston AFB, South Carolina, prepares to depart Germany loaded with Tri-Wall Aerial Delivery System (TRIADS) containers. Air Force C-17's delivered Humanitarian Daily Rations (HDR) in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM from Germany to Afghan refugees who massed inside the borders of Afghanistan. The C-17's carried more than 35,000 HDRs packed in 84 TRIAD boxes. Each box measures 80 inches tall and 48 inches square, containing 420 HDRs. The HDRs were delivered in a first of its kind, high-altitude airdrop. This is the first operational TRIAD delivery from a C-17 aircraft as well as the first combat airdrop mission performed by the C-17. Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Major Command Shown: UNDISCLOSED Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Cary M. Humphries, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted