Off we go into the wild blue yonder...

A 932nd Airlift Wing C-40C aircraft retracts tires and takes off on a training flight Oct 13, 2018, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The plane lifted off at a 15 degree angle at approximately 140 miles per hour before banking to the right. The unit is responsible for maintaining and flying four of the distinguished visitor airlift planes for missions worldwide. The 932nd Airlift Wing is a 22nd Air Force unit, based in southern Illinois near the towns of Belleville, Mascoutah, and Shiloh. The 932nd Airlift Wing is the only reserve unit flying this unique mission under Air Force Reserve Command. Other major areas supporting the reserve unit are the 932nd Mission Support Group, the 932nd Medical Group, the 932nd Maintenance Group and the 932nd Operations Group. Citizen Airmen come from more than 35 states during 932nd Unit Training Assembly (UTA) weekends to be part of the reserve team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Stan Paregien)

PHOTO BY: Paregien
VIRIN: 181013-F-IR989-125.JPG
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