Carolina skies turn grey during large formation exercise

A 701st Airlift Squadron aircrew prepares to take off from Pope Army Airfield after parartroopers boarded their Charleston-based C-17 enroute to a drop zone at Fort Bragg, N.C. About 1,600 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division packed 18 C-17 Globemaster IIIs from Joint Base Charleston, S.C. en-route to a a Fort Bragg, N.C. airdrop May 25. (U.S. Air Force Photo / Master Sgt, Shane Ellis)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Shane Ellis
VIRIN: 170525-F-VS938-007.JPG
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