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U.S. Air National Guard 1st Lt. Alex Begue, 171st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, flies a KC-135 Stratotanker during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. The crew off-loaded almost 50,000 pounds of fuel into a U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command B-1B Lancer during the flight. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

U.S. Air National Guard 1st Lt. Alex Begue, 171st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, flies a KC-135 Stratotanker during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. The crew off-loaded almost 50,000 pounds of fuel into a U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command B-1B Lancer during the flight. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

U.S. Air National Guard Senior Airman Jordan Kaminski, 171st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, refuels a U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command B-1B Lancer during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. Kaminski off-loaded almost 50,000 pounds of fuel into the B-1 in approximately eight minutes. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

U.S. Air National Guard Senior Airman Jordan Kaminski, 171st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, refuels a U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command B-1B Lancer during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. Kaminski off-loaded almost 50,000 pounds of fuel into the B-1 in approximately eight minutes. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

U.S. Air National Guard Maj. Russ Miller, 171st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, looks over a checklist during a refueling mission during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. During the flight, the 171st ARS Airmen refueled a U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command B-1B Lancer. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

U.S. Air National Guard Maj. Russ Miller, 171st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, looks over a checklist during a refueling mission during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. During the flight, the 171st ARS Airmen refueled a U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command B-1B Lancer. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

U.S. Air National Guard 1st Lt. Alex Begue, 171st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, flies a KC-135 Stratotanker during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. The 171st ARS Airmen flew from the Selfridge Air National Guard base, Mich., to participate in the exercise. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

U.S. Air National Guard 1st Lt. Alex Begue, 171st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, flies a KC-135 Stratotanker during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. The 171st ARS Airmen flew from the Selfridge Air National Guard base, Mich., to participate in the exercise. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

A U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command B-1B Lancer refuels from a U.S. Air National Guard KC-135 Stratotanker during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. U.S. Air National Guard Senior Airman Jordan Kaminski, 171st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, off-loaded almost 50,000 pounds of fuel at 6,000 pounds per minute. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

A U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command B-1B Lancer refuels from a U.S. Air National Guard KC-135 Stratotanker during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. U.S. Air National Guard Senior Airman Jordan Kaminski, 171st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, off-loaded almost 50,000 pounds of fuel at 6,000 pounds per minute. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

Riga, Latvia -- U.S. Air National Guard 1st Lt. Alex Begue, 171st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, flies a KC-135 Stratotanker during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. The crew off-loaded almost 50,000 pounds of fuel into a U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command B-1B Lancer during the flight. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)