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UH-64 Black Hawk helicopters await offload from a C-5M Super Galaxy at Bagram Air Field. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters await offload from a C-5M Super Galaxy at Bagram Air Field. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

UH-64 Black Hawk helicopters await offload from a C-5M Super Galaxy at Bagram Air Field. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters await offload from a C-5M Super Galaxy at Bagram Air Field. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

Soldiers and Airmen offload a UH-64 Black Hawk helicopter from a C-5M Super Galaxy at Bagram Air Field. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

Soldiers and Airmen offload a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from a C-5M Super Galaxy at Bagram Air Field. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

Soldiers and Airmen offload a UH-64 Black Hawk helicopter from a C-5M Super Galaxy at Bagram Air Field. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

Soldiers and Airmen offload a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from a C-5M Super Galaxy at Bagram Air Field. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

Soldiers and Airmen offload a UH-64 Black Hawk helicopter from a C-5M Super Galaxy at Bagram Air Field. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

Soldiers and Airmen offload a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from a C-5M Super Galaxy at Bagram Air Field. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

A C-5M Super Galaxy waits to be loaded with cargo at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

A C-5M Super Galaxy waits to be loaded with cargo at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

An Oshkosh M-ATV Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, drives onto a C-5M Super Galaxy to be chained down and flown out. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

An Oshkosh M-ATV Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, drives onto a C-5M Super Galaxy to be chained down and flown out. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

An Oshkosh M-ATV Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, drives onto a C-5M Super Galaxy to be chained down and flown out. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

An Oshkosh M-ATV Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, drives onto a C-5M Super Galaxy to be chained down and flown out. The C-5M Super Galaxy has served the U.S. Air Force since 1969, and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. (U.S. Army photo/1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

Dover Air Force Base, Del. -- A C-5M Super Galaxy delivered a UH-64 Black Hawk helicopter and other supplies during a mission to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan Feb. 2, 2013. The C-5M Super Galaxy's improvements over the C-5B Galaxy include a 22 percent increase in thrust, a 30 percent shorter takeoff roll, a 58 percent faster climb rate and allows significantly more cargo to be carried over long distances.