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Celebrating 20 years at Kadena

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 17th Special Operations Squadron's MC-130P Combat Shadow Tail # 65-0992 sits on the ramp at Kadena Air Base July 23, 2009. Tail # 65-0992 has been assigned to the 17th SOS since its activation at Kadena Aug. 1, 1989. The aircraft has been stationed at Kadena since February 1988, originally assigned to the 33rd Aerospace Rescue Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by James D'Angina)

PHOTO BY: James D'Angina
VIRIN: 090723-F-9197D-001.JPG
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