- THE HARDEST MILES. Spence, Eveyln // Backpacker;Oct2008, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p54
The article presents information on the 26.2-mile Bataan Memorial Death March in New Mexico to commemorate the survivors of the Bataan Death March in the Philippines in 1942.
- Bittersweet race in the desert. Sides, Hampton; O'Brien, Richard; McCallum, Jack // Sports Illustrated;04/20/98, Vol. 88 Issue 16, Follows Scorecard p26
Focuses on the tenth Bataan Memorial Death March to be held at the White Sands, New Mexico Missile Range on April 19, 1998. How Ray Pickering, a cadet from New Mexico, decided to create a footrace to honor the victims of the Bataan; History of the Bataan Death March which took place on the...
- AGR Competes in the Bataan Memorial Death March. Meyer, 1st Lt. George // Army Reserve Magazine;Fall2000, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p26
Highlights the 2000 Bataan Memorial Death march, held in the White Sands desert in New Mexico. Commemoration of United States service members who defended the Philippines during World War II; Participants' completion of the march in Battle Dress Uniform carrying a 35-pound ruck sack; Active...
- The Heavy Lifestyle. Arana-Barradas, Louis A. // Airman;Feb2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p42
Highlights the success of the Pacific flight mission of the 8th Airlift Squadron of the U.S. Air Force using a C-17 aircraft. Problem of landing the aircraft due to a heavy fog; Key to the success of the mission; Design, capacity and reliability of the aircraft. INSET: Scoring cool points.
- Boeing Hopes to Sell Airlines on Cargo Plane. Greenberg, David // Orange County Business Journal;6/4/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 23, p6
Reports on the lobby of the United States Air Force and Boeing Co. to extend the production of C-17 cargo planes. Use of the planes for reserve military operations.
- USAF chief favors C-17s as C-141s retire early. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/12/1994, Vol. 141 Issue 24, p20
Reports on the U.S. Air Force's plans to retire the fleet of C-141 transports by 2003. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman's preference for C-17s; Economic aspects of decision; Requirements.
- C-17 Yuma drop tests. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/3/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 14, p77
Reports on a three-day test program at the Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona to evaluate the airflow characteristics of United States Air Force C-17 transports making mass paratrooper drops. Aim of the evaluation; Inclusions in intense review by Air Force and Army officials; Requirement of the C-17...
- The AMST Program's Lasting Legacy. Kennedy, Betty Raab // Air Power History;Winter2001, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p28
Features C-17 Globemaster III, a military transport of the Advanced Medium Short-Takeoff-and-Landing Transport of the United States Air Force. Recommendations in the U.S. Air Force Project Forecast to develop a CX-Heavy Logistics Support Aircraft; Opposition of the Tactical Air Command to...
- Pentagon Aids Launch Of Commercial C-17. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/8/2001, Vol. 154 Issue 2, p60
Reports that the United States Air Force and Boeing have created a program designed to market the commercial version of the C-17 cargo plane to airlines as of January 8, 2001. Details of the program that promises to award Civil Reserve Air Fleet contracts to airlines.