Wing commander's jet returns to U.K.

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing prepares to land March 29, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. The KC-135 spent nine months in depot maintenance at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. and Fairchild AFB, Wash. While in depot maintenance, the aircraft was repainted and had key components replaced. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony/Released)

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing prepares to land March 29, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. The KC-135 spent nine months in depot maintenance at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. and Fairchild AFB, Wash. While in depot maintenance, the aircraft was repainted and had key components replaced. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony/Released)

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing taxis to a parking spot March 29, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. This aircraft is the primary KC-135 flown by the wing commander and the top choice for static displays at special events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony/Released)

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing taxis to a parking spot March 29, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. This aircraft is the primary KC-135 flown by the wing commander and the top choice for static displays at special events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 100th Air Refueling Wing unload a KC-135 Stratotanker March 29, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. Every five years KC-135s are sent to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., for depot maintenance where the aircraft are disassembled down to their frames and then reassembled while having key components replaced. The aircraft are then painted and sent back to their home unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 100th Air Refueling Wing unload a KC-135 Stratotanker March 29, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. Every five years KC-135s are sent to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., for depot maintenance where the aircraft are disassembled down to their frames and then reassembled while having key components replaced. The aircraft are then painted and sent back to their home unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 100th Air Refueling Wing inspect a KC-135 Stratotanker after a flight March 29, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. The aircraft was sent to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., for depot maintenance. Since the jet was repainted the KC-135 will have the original nose art and historic Square D reapplied. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 100th Air Refueling Wing inspect a KC-135 Stratotanker after a flight March 29, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. The aircraft was sent to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., for depot maintenance. Since the jet was repainted the KC-135 will have the original nose art and historic Square D reapplied. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Kelley, 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flying crew chief, lowers a bag down from a KC-135 Stratotanker to U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Austin Brookshire, 100th AMXS flying crew chief, March 29, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. This aircraft is the primary KC-135 flown by the wing commander and the top choice for static displays at special events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Kelley, 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flying crew chief, lowers a bag down from a KC-135 Stratotanker to U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Austin Brookshire, 100th AMXS flying crew chief, March 29, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. This aircraft is the primary KC-135 flown by the wing commander and the top choice for static displays at special events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony/Released)