Lockheed C-130 Hercules Era

 

 

517th Airlift Squadron Wins Rodeo '98 - Courtesy of 3rd Wing Public Affairs, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska

 

Northern Edge History Published 2006

 

Arctic Village Christmas Mission - Firebirds program began 28 years ago (June 22, 1999)

 

517 Airlift Squadron Delivers Food and Toys - to Vashraii K'oo, an isolated Alaska village (June 22, 1999)

 

Firebirds trek to remote Arctic village - By Staff Sgt. Jim Fisher - September 3, 1999. (Sept. 9, 2000)

 

517th Crew Receives Lt. Gen. William H. Tunner Award - June 14, 2000. (Sept. 9, 2000)

 

Remote site mission: no typical day Published in Jaunt magazine, April 14, 2006 (August 8, 2007)

 

Typical day for 517th anything but ordinary Published 11-22-2002

 

Elmendorf squadron takes holiday cheer north - 3rd Wing Public Affairs, Published: 12/17/2004 

 

U.S. to help fix Indonesian planes CNN Published: January 18, 2005

 

A lift for life: Elmendorf C-130 crew helps save infant Published January 11, 2004 (August 8, 2007)

 

Hercules Christmas Courtesy of Code One magazine

 

Engine Start for Northern Exposure

 

Loadmaster Prepares for Northern Exposure

 

Preparing Weight and Balance for Cope Thunder

 

517th returns from tsunami relief mission - (August 8, 2007)

 

Elmendorf bids farewell to C-130 Courtesy of Anchorage Daily News, March 26, 2007

 

Final C-130 Flight of the 517th with Sammie Hunter (August 8, 2007)

 

Final Chapter - Master Sgt B.A. Lund, loadmaster, 517th Airlift Squadron (August 9, 2007)

 

Airmen bid farewell to Alaska's fleet of C-130s - By SHARON G. McBRIDE/Frontiersman 03-27-2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Era

 

 

USAF C-17 Fact Sheet 517th Changes to C-17 Aircraft (August 9, 2007)

 

First C-17 Globemaster III Arrives Elmendorf - June 11, 2007 (August 9, 2007)

 

Spirit of Denali Arrives at EDF - (August 9, 2007)

 

Elmendorf celebrates C-17 arrival - (August 9, 2007)

 

517th C-17 Globemaster III completes air drop during Red Flag-Alaska

 

Exercise Red Flag Alaska 2007 (November 27, 2007)

 

Maggie the Arctic Elephant (November 27, 2007)

 

Pachyderm PCS (Nov mber 27, 2007)

 

Pachyderm PCS 2 (November 27, 2007)

 

Pachyderm PCS 3 (November 27, 2007)

 

Maggie Migration - (November 27, 2007)

 

Pachyderm PCS 4 - (November 27, 2007)



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