An Airman with the 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron operates a 10K Forklift 463L during core vehicle competency training at WPAFB, Ohio Jan. 8, 2023. The 445th LRS ground transportation shop is tasked with operating heavy equipment in support of flight line operations. The forklift pictured is named as such because it can lift and move cargo weighing up to 10,000 lbs. on its front forks and is used to transport aircraft equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ethan Spickler)

Fact Sheets


  • C-17 Globemaster III

    The C-17 Globemaster III is the most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area.