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17th SOS pays tribute to MC-130P retirement

Members from 17th Special Operations Squadron fly an MC-130P Combat Shadow Oct. 16, 2014 during a four-ship formation above the coast of Okinawa, Japan. All Pacific-based MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft will be retired over the next year and replaced with the MC-130J Commando II. The flight marked the last time the Combat Shadows will conduct a four-ship formation at Kadena Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Keith James)

PHOTO BY: A1C Keith James
VIRIN: 141016-F-GV347-109.JPG
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