37th AS provides worldwide airlift for NATO allies
Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, are just one of the units deployed to the Baltic countries to participate in Saber Strike 16; a 13-country NATO training exercise held annually.
30 Jun 2003
Algerian Air Force C-130H #7T-WHQ crashed shortly after takeoff from Boufarik Airport, after an engine caught fire. The Hercules crashed into the Beni Mered district on the outskirts of Blida, destroying at least four houses. All five crew and ten people on the ground were killed.
Quote of the Day
The three best things in life are a good landing, a good orgasm, and a good bowel movement. The night carrier landing is one of the few opportunities in life where you get to experience all three at the same time.
C-130 Hall of Fame
Hercules number 2000 built operated first by the 165th Airlift Squadron.