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Old 10-15-2014, 05:51 PM   #11
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Iraq Airland mission as I recall. Right before an absolutely awesome random steep approach into Baghdad International.
I was in the back on a couple of those combat approaches. Thanks for getting us in and out safely. GO ARMY

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Old 10-16-2014, 11:59 AM   #12
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Got 2500 hours in the Herk. Loved it - very vesatile airplane. Great to see it still being used. My time was in E models flying for MATS/MAC - 64-67. C-141s after that for another 5500 hours. Tooling around the world in those flying trucks was the best job I ever had.

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Old 10-16-2014, 12:24 PM   #13
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Thanks for being a great Driver Herk - not that we didn't love ya up front, but the action was all out the back end!
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Old 11-24-2014, 08:33 AM   #14
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Oh yeah, Vietnam more than once, Middle East several times, love them herc's. Shoved out the back when the landing area was hot! The most reliable ride I was ever on.......tetsurvivor
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Old 11-27-2014, 06:59 AM   #15
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X1 for Herk drivers. From and old Cavalryman

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