Air Mobility Command's 618th Tanker Airlift Control Center at Scott AFB, Ill., planned 1,063 in one 24-hour period in November, bettering a previous record set earlier in 2008. Here, US soldiers wait to board a C-17 airlifter at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, on Nov. 17, 2008. The aircraft is deployed from the 437th Airlift Wing out of Charleston AFB, S.C.
USAF photo by TSgt. Erik Gudmundson
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