The Day of the Hickam C-17 Is Almost Here: The first C-17 destined for Hickam AFB, Hawaii, has passed its flight physical, ready to be flown to Hawaii and turned over to the Pacific Air Forces base on Feb. 8, reports the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. The Air Force plans to station eight C-17s at Hickam, creating the first C-17 unit outside the CONUS. Active and Air National Guard airmen will fly and maintain the new airlifters.
Feb. 24, 2024
Timely aid for Ukraine, particularly long-range weapons, is critical to western security, CSIS panelists said, suggesting the war in Europe could end in 2025 if either side runs out of resources.