Themed C-17s: A C-17 by any other name is still a Globemaster III

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  • By Michael Dukes
  • 315th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office
Those of us in the C-17 community are familiar know that a few of the Globemaster IIIs in the Air Force Inventory have a special dedicated names or sayings on the side of them. We think most anybody will be surprised at just how many there are out there.

Cindy Anderson, C-17 Communications at Boeing Military Aircraft Defense, Space & Security, said the list below is what they were able to dig up. There may be a few others in the Air Force inventory, but this is most of them.
  • "Air Force One" P-1, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
     
  • "Spirit of Charleston" P-6, Joint Base Charleston, S.C.
     
  • "Spirit of 9-11: Let's Roll" P-16, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "City of Altus" P-18, Altus AFB
     
  • "Spirit of the Airborne" P-24, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of Long Beach" P-27, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of 9-11: Let's Roll" P-30, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of Bob Hope" P-31, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of N. Charleston" P-32, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of the Air Force" P-34, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of Sgt. Levitow" P-37, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of Berlin" P-38, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of America's Veterans" P-39, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of the Total Force" P-40, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of Tuskegee Airman" P-42, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of Los Angeles" P-43, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of the Military Family" P-46, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of Middle Georgia" P-47, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of Rhein-Main" P-49, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of McChord" P-52, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
     
  • "Spirit of the Hump" P-62, Joint Base Lewis-McChord
     
  • "Spirit of the Wright Brothers" P-63, Joint Base Lewis-McChord
     
  • "City of Saint Louis" P-64, Joint Base Lewis-McChord
     
  • "Spirit of Denali" P-69, Joint Base Lewis-McChord
     
  • "Spirit of Cascades" P-72, Joint Base Lewis-McChord
     
  • "Spirit of the Aleutians" P-73, Joint Base Lewis-McChord
     
  • "Spirit of the Sourdough" P-74, Joint Base Lewis-McChord
     
  • "Spirit of Connecticut" P-75, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of Freedom" P-83, Joint Base Lewis-McChord
     
  • "Spirit of Joe M. Jackson" P-84, Joint Base Lewis-McChord
     
  • "The American Spirit" P-85, Joint Base Lewis-McChord
     
  • "Spirit of America's POWs and MIAs" P-91, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of Strom Thurmond" P-93, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of Enduring Freeom" P-96, Joint Base Charleston
     
  • "Spirit of the Mississippi Minutemen" P-112, Mississippi Air National Guard
     
  • "Spirit of the Purple Heart" P-113, Mississippi Air National Guard
     
  • "Spirit of the Choctaw Warrior" P-118, Mississippi Air National Guard
     
  • "'Sonny' Mongomery" P-119, Mississippi Air National Guard
     
  • "Spirit of New Jersey" P-125, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.
     
  • "Spirit of Thomas B. McGuire" P-131, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
     
  • "Spirit of 9-11 Let's Roll" P-137, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
     
  • "Spirit of California" P-138, March Air Reserve Base, Calif.
     
  • "Spirit of Ronald Reagan" P-145, March Air Reserve Base
     
  • "Spirit of Hawai'I - Ke Aloha" P-146, Joint Base Pearl Harbor - Hickam, Hawaii
     
  • "Spirit of 'Go for Broke'" P-152, Joint Base Pearl Harbor - Hickam
     
  • "Spirit of Kamehameha" P-153 Joint Base Pearl Harbor - Hickam
     
  • "Spirit of Solano" P-154, Travis AFB, Calif
     
  • "Spirit of the Golden Bear" P-156, Travis AFB
     
  • "Spirit of 9-11 Let's Roll" P-158, Travis AFB
     
  • "Spirit of the Golden Gate" P-159, Travis AFB
     
  • "Spirit of Fairfield" P-160, Travis AFB
     
  • "Spirit of Vacaville" P-163, Travis AFB
     
  • "Spirit of the Constitution" P-165, Dover AFB, Del.
     
  • "Spirit of Delaware" P-178, Dover AFB
     
  • "Spirit of Travis" P-179, Travis AFB
     
  • "Spirit of the Medal of Honor" P-211, Joint Base Lews-McChord
     
  • "Spirit of the Airborne" P-215, Joint Base Charleston

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