• 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
  • 2000-04-05
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Medium shot, backlit by sun, Senior Airman Brian Martin, USAF, Crew Chief, 305th Aircraft Generation Squadron, McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey, changes a C-141B Starlifter wing tip navigation light. He pre-flighted the plane prior to its takeoff for a mission to airdrop troops from the 82nd Airborne onto the Sicily drop zone at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The e... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Medium shot, backlit by sun, Senior Airman Brian Martin, USAF, Crew Chief, 305th Aircraft Generation Squadron, McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey, changes a C-141B Starlifter wing tip navigation light. He pre-flighted the plane prior to its takeoff for a mission to airdrop troops from the 82nd Airborne onto the Sicily drop zone at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The exercise, called Large Package Week involves the airdropping of 1200nd paratroopers from the 82nd and their heavy equipment onto the drop zone. Large Package Week is a quarterly training exercise designed to build cohesiveness between the 82nd Airborne and Air Mobility Command units. The mission took place on at Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina on April 5, 2000. Subject Operation/Series: LARGE PACKAGE WEEK Base: Pope Air Force Base State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Kenn Mann Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted