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An aircrew walks by a C-145A Skytruck and C-146 Wolfhound on their way to their aircraft for a mission at Duke Field, Fla.  The 919th Special Operations Wing is the only wing in the Air Force that flies and maintains the Skytruck.  They are primarily used for new aircrew qualifications and flight proficiency missions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

An aircrew walks by a C-145A Skytruck and C-146 Wolfhound on their way to their aircraft for a mission at Duke Field, Fla. The 919th Special Operations Wing is the only wing in the Air Force that flies and maintains the Skytruck. They are primarily used for new aircrew qualifications and flight proficiency missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

Maintainers with the 919th Special Operations Maintenance Group pull the generator cable and chocks as the aircrew of a C-145A Skytruck prepares for a mission at Duke Field, Fla.  The 919th MXG is responsible for the maintenance of the five Skytrucks in the Air Force fleet.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

Maintainers with the 919th Special Operations Maintenance Group pull the generator cable and chocks as the aircrew of a C-145A Skytruck prepares for a mission at Duke Field, Fla. The 919th MXG is responsible for the maintenance of the five Skytrucks in the Air Force fleet. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

A C-145A Skytruck is towed to its parking spot on the Duke Field flightline.  The Skytrucks are primarily used for new aircrew qualifications and flight proficiency missions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

A C-145A Skytruck is towed to its parking spot on the Duke Field flightline. The Skytrucks are primarily used for new aircrew qualifications and flight proficiency missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

An aircrew prepares for a mission in a C-145A Skytruck at Duke Field, Fla.  The 919th Special Operations Wing is the only wing in the Air Force that flies and maintains the Skytruck.  They are primarily used for new aircrew qualifications and flight proficiency missions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

An aircrew prepares for a mission in a C-145A Skytruck at Duke Field, Fla. The 919th Special Operations Wing is the only wing in the Air Force that flies and maintains the Skytruck. They are primarily used for new aircrew qualifications and flight proficiency missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

A C-145A Skytruck and a C-146A Wolfhound sit on the flightline waiting for their next mission at Duke Field, Fla.  The two planes are the primary aircraft of the 919th Special Operations Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

A C-145A Skytruck and a C-146A Wolfhound sit on the flightline waiting for their next mission at Duke Field, Fla. The two planes are the primary aircraft of the 919th Special Operations Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)