Global Reach = Global Power

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Huge planes in faraway places, like this C-5 sitting on the runway at Rota, Spain, last month, make clear why the U.S. military stands alone. Fighting is vital to a military force, but getting to the fight is even more important. No other nation in the world has the reach of the U.S. military, which translates directly into the country's ability to affect global events. / Air Force photo by Michael Kalbfleisch