Rough Terrain Container Handler


06/24/2011 – Contractors unload a rough terrain container handler from an Antonov AN-124 cargo aircraft at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, May 6, 2011. The RTCH provides capabilities to handle long containers that are increasingly the backbone of military logistics.

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Credit ;455th Air Expeditionary Wing; 05/06/2011

  • In the second photo, an RTCH is seen during a 2008 operation.  (Credit 15th Sustainment Brigade, 09/26/2008).
  • In the third photo, Staff Sgt. Justin Gondeiro, a Geyser, Mont. native, and KALMAR representative Tracey King, a native of San Antonio, conducts training in Rough Terrain Container Handler operations. Gondeiro is one of three Soldiers of the 398th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, who were trained in operating and maintaining a KALMAR RTCH. (Credit: 10th Sustainment Brigade, 05/11/2009)