Mount Rainier from JBLM, Pierce County, WA aerospace military

A C-17 Globemaster III ascends over Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., as Mount Rainier towers in the distance July 15, 2013. The C-17 piloted by Col. Wyn Elder, was performing a touch-and-go prior to its final approach during the colonel’s “fini flight”. Elder was the commander of the 62nd Airlift Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sean Tobin)