ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Master Sgt. Stephen Mallory, a loadmaster with the 517th Airlift Squadron, helps secure the crate holding Maggie, a 8,000-pound African elephant, to the C-17 Globemaster III. Sergeant Mallory was one of four loadmasters on Maggie's flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Keith Brown)