Dyess Two Dozen

Posted 13 December 2012
Photo by Todd R. McQueen

The latest C-130J Super Hercules was delivered to the 317th Airlift Group at Dyess AFB, Texas, on 13 December 2012. The aircraft (Air Force serial number 08-5712) was flown to the base in Abilene by Maj. Gen. William Bender, Commander of the US Air Force Expeditionary Center at JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. This aircraft is the twenty-fourth C-130J delivered to Dyess, which will become the largest C-130J operator in the world when it receives its twenty-eighth Super Hercules in 2013.


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