Air Force Reserve welcomes its first unit-equipped C-17 Globemaster III.
9 August 2005 –The Air Force Reserve received its first unit-equipped C-17, The Spirit of California, assigned to the 452nd Air Mobility Wing at March Air Reserve Base, Calif. From left, Brig. Gen. James Rubeor, 452nd Air Mobility Wing commander, Mr. Ron Marcott of Boeing, Rep. Ken Calvert, Maj. Gen. Robert E. Duignan, commander, 4th Air Force and Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald unveil the "Spirit of California." Aug. 9. (US Air Force photo / Tech. Sgt. Thomas P. Dougherty)