C-17 Globemaster III delivers refueler truck in support of Odyssey Dawn

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy -- Loadmasters prepare to unload an R11 refueler truck from a Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, C-17 Globemaster III March 23, 2011, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn. Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn is the U.S. Africa Command task force established to support the larger international response to the unrest in Libya. A broad coalition of nations are partnering to enforce U.N. Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1973, which authorizes all necessary means to protect civilians in Libya under threat of attack by Qadhafi regime forces. JTF Odyssey Dawn is commanded by Admiral Samuel J. Locklear, III. (US Army Photo by SSG Tierney P. Wilson)