Polar Vortex

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  • By Joshua J. Seybert
  • 911th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

A C-17 Globemaster III aircraft assigned to the 911th Airlift Wing sits on the flightline at Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pa., January 30, 2019. The C-17 Globemaster III is the most flexible cargo aircraft within the airlift force, it is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in deployed locations and has a maximum payload capacity of 170,900 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua J. Seybert)