Kadena Commando II

Posted 22 September 2015
Photo by David Key

A US Air Force crew ferried the latest MC-130J Commando II Special Operations tanker from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Georgia, on 21 September 2015. The aircraft (Air Force serial number 13-5775) will be assigned to the 17th Special Operation Squadron at Kadena AB, Japan. The Commando II is used to support such missions as inflight refueling, infiltration/exfiltration, and aerial delivery and resupply of Special Operations forces.