The first factory-fresh C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 39th Airlift Squadron arrived at Dyess AFB, Tex., on Feb. 9, 2012. The stretched C-130J-30, serial number 85685, is the 14th Super Herk to come to Dyess for beddown. Overall, the base is slated to receive a total of 28 J models, replacing the 317th Airlift Group's legacy Hercules fleet by 2013. The group's 40th AS already flies the C-130J. Here, the new C-130J arrives at Dyess.
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