Kirtland Sees Shadow For Second Time

MARIETTA, Ga., March 14, 2012 - The second MC-130J Combat Shadow II was delivered to Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., yesterday.  General Edward A. Rice, Jr., Commander, Air Education and Training Command, accepted delivery of aircraft 5682. "The C-130J is the backbone of the mobility fleet and a critical component in our Airmen's ability to fly, fight and win," said Rice. "It is an honor to deliver the newest member of the Kirtland fleet." This is the 2,406th Hercules delivered to date.

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