C-5 aircraft celebrates 50th Anniversary

C-5M near Dobbins Air Reserve Base airfield

The last U.S. Air Force C-5M Super Galaxy to be delivered for operational use, sits near the Dobbins Air Reserve Base airfield at a Lockheed Martin hanger in Marietta, Georgia, June 27, 2018. The C-5M Super Galaxy will be delivered to the 439th Airlift Wing at Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts. (DoD photo/Master Sgt. Stephen D. Schester)

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Saturday, June 30, 2018 will mark the C-5 aircraft's 50th Anniversary of its first takeoff from Dobbins Air Force Base, Georgia on June, 30, 1968. The aircraft can carry more than 88 tons of cargo anywhere in the world. The last C-5M to be delivered for operational use sits near the Dobbins Air Reserve Base airfield, at a Lockheed Martin hangar. It will be livered to the 439th Airlift Wing at Westover ARB, Massachusetts. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Stephen D. Schester)