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Sergeant Stephen J. Tkach III, a loadmaster with the 4th Military Airlift Squadron, directs the winching of an M-270 multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) onto a C-141B Starlifter aircraft. The loading of the MLRS onto the plane represents the first time that such artillery equipment has been placed aboard a Starlifter. The MLRS is assigned to Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 27th Field Artillery, XVIII Airborne Corps

Sergeant Stephen J. Tkach III, a loadmaster with the 4th Military Airlift Squadron, directs the winching of an M-270 multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) onto a C-141B Starlifter aircraft. The loading of the MLRS onto the plane represents the first time that such artillery equipment has been placed aboard a Starlifter. The MLRS is assigned to Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 27th Field Artillery, XVIII Airborne Corps

 
 
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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Pope Air Force Base

State: North Carolina (NC)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: TSGT H.H. Deffner

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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17/01/1989
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The U.S. National Archives
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