50th anniversary of first C-5’s arrival at Travis AFB inspires look back

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jim Rost, 75th Military Airlift Squadron instructor loadmaster, blocks the wheel of a Secret Service Cadillac in preparation for loading the vehicle onto a C-5A Galaxy Oct. 9, 1987, at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. Transporting the “Pope mobile” was one of many career highlights for Rost, who worked on the C-5 for 20 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dave McLeod)

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