by SrA Matthew Bruch

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jose L. Botello, a Loadmaster with the 15th AS Squadron Joint Base Charleston Air Base, directs cargo before an airdrop and an air-refueling mission on a Globemaster III Sept. 27, 2012. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew J. Bruch/Released)

Photographer's Narrative


One of my favorite things to shoot is early morning C-17 training flights. In this photo the sun was just beginning to rise as the loadmaster guided a pallet on the aircraft before our flight.