by SrA Matthew Bruch

Members of the 15th AS Squadron Joint Base Charleston-Air Base perform preflight checks in flight station of a C17A Globemaster III before an airdrop and air refueling mission on Sept. 27, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew J. Bruch/Released)

Photographer's Narrative


The sunrises in Charleston are unbeatable. I grabbed this photo of a C-17 and the pilots doing their pre-flight in the cockpit as we prepared for our local training flight. No matter how many times I fly on the C-17, I will never cease to be amazed by its size.