USAF Support to Central African Mission
01/25/2014: A C-17 Globemaster III out of McChord Air Force Base, Wash., prepares to take off from Entebbe Airport, Uganda, Jan. 23, 2014.
U.S. forces will transport a total number of 850 Rwandan soldiers and more than 1,000 tons of equipment into the Central African Republic to aid French and African Union operations against militants during this three-week-long operation
In photo 2, Master Sgt. Joaquim Chacon, 571st Contingency Response Group based out of Travis Air Force Base, Calif., inspects the landing gear of a C-17 Globemaster III prior to taking off from Entebbe Airport, Uganda, Jan. 23, 2014.