Boeing Delivers First C-17 to Mississippi Air National Guard

The Mississippi Air National Guard is the newest operator of the Boeing-built C-17 Globemaster III, joining the U.S. Air Force and the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force. The 116th operational C-17, this aircraft is the first of eight destined for the National Guard's 172nd Airlift Wing, based in Jackson, Miss.

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For further information:

Gary Lesser
Air Force Systems
office: (562) 593-5233
mobile: (562) 225-9405
gary.a.lesser@boeing.com

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