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That’s Strategic Reach, with a Side of Tactical: Pacific Air Forces new C-17 fleet at Hickam AFB, Hawaii, is now flying missions around the Pacific and over to the US Central Command area of responsibility in Southwest Asia. Recently a Hawaii-based C-17 supported Exercise Foal Eagle in South Korea, transporting US Army Strykers to the Korean peninsula. Meanwhile, another of the new airlifters made the first trip for the joint active-Air National Guard C-17 operation at Hickam from Hawaii to SWA, stopping over in Colorado and Germany on the way. Once in Iraq, the C-17 was to fly two missions, one to Mosul and one to Baghdad.