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May 4, 2016
 

Keep on rockin’ – Little Rock AFB receives additional C-130J

Lockheed Martin photograph by Damien A. Guarnieri.

A U.S. Air Force crew ferried a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga., April 29, 2016. This aircraft is assigned to the 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The 61st, which has operated C-130s since 1956, is part of Air Mobility Command’s 19th Airlift Wing.




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