by SSgt Sandra Welch

U.S. Air Force Capt. James Witherspoon and Lt. Col. Craig Bartosh, prepare to practice local night vision tactical arrivals and departures over S.C., Sept. 30, 2014. Tactical arrivals and departures are important when a C-17 has to make a hostile or austere environment landing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sandra Welch/Released)

Photographer's Narrative


I always enjoy sunsets but being able to capture one at 10,000ft in a C-17 Globemaster III is whole new experience. Not many can say they have done that and for me to be able to share my experience with the rest of the world is kind of cool.