New Year, Same War Planes at Shannon

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Two US warplanes photographed at Shannon today (see below). One is a US Navy C40 (Boeing 737)number 5836, and the other is a Hercules C130 number QH 3310.
The photo of the Omni air international chartered US troop carrier was taken on Sunday 4 Jan, by Shannonwatch and had probably been at the airport overnight.  This combination of Hercules C130 and C40 Boeing are frequently seen at Shannon.  What missions are they on and what are they carrying? Our government refuses to seek clarification.

04Jan2015 Omni Air US troop-carrier at Shannon 06Jan2015 Hercules C130 number QH3310 at Shannon 06Jan2015 US Navy C40 and Hercules C130 at Shannon with Irish army guard 06Jan2015 US Navy C40 at Shannon

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