Snapshot: Australian strongman practices pulling a C-17

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  • By Roland Balik
  • 436th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
From the flight deck, Master Sgt. Christine King, top left, and Tech. Sgt. Brinnae Wigley, top right, both 712th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, watch Cmdr. Grant Edwards, Australian Federal Police, Embassy of Australia, Washington, D.C., repositions himself on his third attempt at pulling a C-17 Globemaster III weighing approximately 418,898 pounds, June 16, 2017, on Dover Air Force Base, Del. Kate Lord, Edwards’ wife, left, and members of the 736th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron cheer on Edwards, an Australian strongman athlete, during this attempt. Edwards is scheduled to attempt pulling a C-17 during the “Thunder Over Dover: 2017 Dover AFB Open House,” Aug. 26-27. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)