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A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels a Hellenic air force F-16C Fighting Falcon Oct. 26, 2017, over the Mediterranean Sea. This refueling was in support of a training exercise among the two countries. The 100th Air Refueling Wing operated from Athens, Greece, for the first time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tenley Long) Bloody Hundredth demonstrates reach, builds partnerships in Greece
The U.S. Air Force and the Hellenic air force participated in an air to air refueling training mission over the Mediterranean Sea Oct. 26. From the moment the wheels of the KC-135 Stratotanker landed at the Athens International Airport in Greece, training commenced. This was the first time landing at an international airport for all the pilots on board.
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A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker sits on the flightline at the Athens International Airport, Athens, Greece, Oct. 25, 2017. The KC-135 is scheduled to conduct air to air refueling training with the Hellenic air force in the upcoming days. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tenley Long) U.S. Airmen in Greece to train with Hellenic air force
A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing landed at the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, Oct. 25. The Stratotanker is scheduled to participate in a short air to air refueling training mission with the Hellenic air force in the upcoming days.
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Master Sgt. Roger Carr, crew chief with the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., moves a fire extinguisher across the flightline prior to a KC-135R Stratotanker refueling flight at RAF Mildenhall, England, as Senior Master Sgt. Justin Henry, 507th AMXS NCO in charge, looks on, July 25, 2017. In a long-standing partnership between the Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing are augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing July 1-29, to provide KC-135R air refueling support to the European theater of operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Lauren Gleason Reservists maintain aircraft, relationships via Operation Atlantic Resolve
RAF MILDENHALL, England -- Total Force Airmen of the 507th Maintenance Group from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, maintained KC-135R Stratotankers here in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, strengthening the relationship between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, July 1-29.
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An U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II refuels over North America in route to its deployed location in Europe, April 15, 2017. The U.S. Air Force deployed the F-35A Lightning IIs, approximately 250 Airmen and associated equipment to RAF Lakenheath, England, on a long-planned training deployment to conduct air training with other Europe based aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nathan Lipscomb) McConnell tankers enable first F-35 European deployment
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- History happened April 14 as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Lightening II deployed to Europe for the first time carried by the backbone of the aerial refueling fleet, the KC-135 Stratotanker.   “The mission of the 22nd Air Refueling Wing is to refuel the fight,” said Col. Albert Miller, 22nd ARW commander. “This
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A KC-135 Strantotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing refuels a B-2 Spirit from the 509th Bomb Wing in the late hours of Jan. 18, 2017, during a mission that targeted Islamic State training camps in Libya. The B-2’s low-observability provides it greater freedom of action at high altitudes, thus increasing its range and a better field of view for the aircraft's sensors. Its unrefueled range is approximately 6,000 nautical miles (9,600 kilometers). (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kate Thornton) Air Force refuelers enable B-2 strike against Daesh in Libya
KC-135 Stratotanker and KC-10 Extender crews from five bases on three continents provided aerial refueling support during the B-2 bomber mission which struck two Daesh training camps in Libya Jan. 18, 2017.
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An Israeli F-35 “Adir” receives fuel from a Tennessee Air National Guard KC-135 as the aircraft make the flight across the Atlantic, Dec, 6, 2016. The U.S.-made F-35s will be Israel’s first fifth generation fighter aircraft and were refueled multiple times while en route to ensure their safe delivery to Israel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Erik D. Anthony) Air Mobility Command enables delivery of Israel’s first F-35s
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Air Mobility Command Airmen worked around the clock to ensure Israel’s first two F-35 aircraft were delivered Dec. 12, making the U.S. ally the only country in the Middle East flying a fifth generation fighter aircraft. The 618th Air Operations Center, based out of Scott AFB, Illinois, assigned the Tennessee Air
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A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 191st Air Refueling Squadron, Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base, Utah, awaits civic leader guests to board before a refueling mission at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 26, 2016. The tanker arrived Sept. 17th to train with Spangdahlem’s F-16 Fighting Falcons, adding valuable training for air-to-air refueling. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Preston Cherry) Here comes the BOOM!

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The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band plays a show for the crowd at the Africa Aerospace and Defense Expo at Waterkloof Air Force Base, South Africa, Sept. 17, 2016. The U.S. military is exhibiting a C-17 Globemaster III, a KC-135 Stratotanker, a C-130J Super Hercules, an HC-130 King, and an MQ-9 Reaper. The aircraft come from various Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command units. The U.S. routinely participates in events like AADE to strengthen partnerships with regional partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane) Total Force: Building partnerships in Africa
More than 100,000 people came out to the Africa Aerospace and Defence Expo at Waterkloof Air Force Base, South Africa, Sept. 14-18.The U.S. Air Force called upon its total force of Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command and active duty Airmen to support the bi-annual event at the request of the U.S. Embassy in South Africa.Attendees had the
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2016
South African students tour a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, at the African Aerospace and Defense Expo at Waterkloof Air Force Base, South Africa, Sept. 14, 2016. The U.S. military is exhibiting a C-17 Globemaster III, a KC-135 Stratotanker, a C-130J Super Hercules, an HC-130 King, and an MQ-9 Reaper. The aircraft come from various Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command units. The U.S. routinely participates in events like AADE to strengthen partnerships with regional partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane) USAF on display at Africa Aerospace, Defence Expo
A team of U.S. Air Force Airmen took part in the opening day activities of the Africa Aerospace & Defence Exposition 2016 in South Africa, Sept. 14, as part of an ongoing effort to strengthen the partnership between the two nations.The total force helped to open the first day of the event, held at Waterkloof Air Force Base, Pretoria, South Africa.
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