By Col Pat Hanavan Jr (USAF),Maj Gen MT Smith (USAF)

Caribou airways is an in depth background of USAF C-7A Caribou operations in Vietnam. it truly is concerning the aircrews, group chiefs, upkeep officials, line chiefs, section inspection team of workers, provide team of workers, maintainers, forte store body of workers, own apparatus experts, management and operations body of workers, commanders, employees group of workers, and so forth. They made it attainable to bring to the troops, weapons, ammunition, rations, beer, soda, apparatus, animals, and so on. to hundreds of thousands of bases at the battlefields of Vietnam. The 483rd Tactical Airlift Wing and its squadrons weren't an airline, according to se. They have been tasked with aiding military and Marine devices, and different consumers with air landed and air dropped offers utilizing pre-defined, emergency, and opportune sorties to entrance line destinations the place the provides were
needed.
The historical past of the army Advisory Command, Vietnam (MACV); C-7A Caribou organization newsletters; citations of awards and undefined; and private tales of these fascinated by Caribou operations give you the context for this book.

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