Activities at an air base on Diego Garcia Island, Indian Ocean. An aerial view of the Diego Garcia Island. The runway at the air base. A U.S. Air Force C-141A Starlifter aircraft approaches and lands. A flight line is seen from the cockpit. The aircraft taxis. Forklifts and other vehicles parked at the flight line. A U.S. Military Customs Officer. Civilians and military personnel deplane the C-141A Starlifter aircraft.
Aircrew at the mess hall of an air base on Diego Garcia Island, Indian Ocean. A sign board at a snack bar reads Diego Burger. Airmen lined up at a service window. Palm trees seen in the background. U.S. Navy and USAF (United States Air Force) men go through a chow line in the mess hall. They serve food on their plates. Other crew members sit at a dinning table in the background. Exterior of the mess hall seen.
Activities of U.S. airmen on Diego Garcia Island, Indian Ocean. A directional sign to Diego International Airport. Construction work in the background. The sign board falls over. The airmen toss a frisbee on the lawn of an old plantation. They walk towards a red roofed house. The airmen tour the abandoned plantation and old buildings. Wild donkeys around the plantation.
Activities during an airlift at an air base on Diego Garcia Island, Indian Ocean. A navy personnel loads palletized cargo on a U.S. Air Force C-141A Starlifter aircraft from a forklift and a K loader vehicle. Open cargo doors of the aircraft. A K loader vehicle moves towards the aircraft. Crewmen push the cargoes and load them.
Activities during an airlift at an air base on Diego Garcia Island, Indian Ocean. An airman stands beside a U.S. Air Force C-141A Starlifter aircraft. He looks at a partially opened emergency door. The aircraft parked with opened cargo doors. A K loader vehicle loaded with palletized cargo moves towards the aircraft. United States Air Force men pushes the pallet from the K loader vehicle into the C-141A Starlifter aircraft using a pry bar. The K loader vehicle backs away from the aircraft.
Activities at an air base on Diego Garcia Island, Indian Ocean. Patrol Squadron 17 insignia. Two sailors on a maintenance stand install a propeller hub housing on the engine of a U.S. Navy P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft.