Testing mobility forces

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.–A C-17 Globemaster assigned to 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus Air Force Base, Okla. departs from the Tonopah runway while participating in the Mobility Air Forces Exercise Nev. on May 20. Approximately twelve U.S. Air Force bases participate in the Mobility Air Forces Exercise at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School twice a year, testing C-17 Globemasters and C-130 Hercules crews’ ability to join together in formation at a specific time and location to drop a brigade-size force anywhere in the world.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brett Clashman/Released)

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