Latest "c-17" stories
Military jets often transport college players as a way to save taxpayer money and support military airlift training, according to a USAFA spokesperson.
Several Afghans fell to their deaths when the Globemaster III took off, and human remains were found in a wheel well when it landed at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
Chaudhary, an Air Force retiree, served as a C-17 pilot before going on to work with NASA, the FAA and others.
Lined up on the runway at the Kabul airport Monday night were the five last C-17s to leave the country after a chaotic and deadly airlift evacuation that marked the end of America’s involvement in the Afghanistan war.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press