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A Bloody Hundredth KC-135 refuels Finnish, Canadian F-18s for Exercise Trident Juncture 18

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Nicholas Vidmar, 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker before takeoff to conduct aerial refueling training during Exercise Trident Juncture 18, at Rovaniemi, Finland, Oct. 27, 2018. Trident Juncture is the largest NATO exercise since 2015, with more than 50,000 military members from 31 nations. The U.S. military makes up approximately a quarter of the participating personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Milano)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Nicholas Vidmar, 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker before takeoff to conduct aerial refueling training during Exercise Trident Juncture 18, at Rovaniemi, Finland, Oct. 27, 2018. Trident Juncture is the largest NATO exercise since 2015, with more than 50,000 military members from 31 nations. The U.S. military makes up approximately a quarter of the participating personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Milano)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Frank Simon and U.S. Air Force Maj. Micah Yost, 351st Air Refueling Squadron pilots, perform preflight checks before conducting aerial refueling training during Exercise Trident Juncture 18, at Rovaniemi, Finland, Oct. 27, 2018. Trident Juncture is the largest NATO exercise since 2015, with participation of more than 50,000 military members from 31 nations. The 100th Air Refueling Wing supported the exercise with two KC-135s and crew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Milano)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Frank Simon and U.S. Air Force Maj. Micah Yost, 351st Air Refueling Squadron pilots, perform preflight checks before conducting aerial refueling training during Exercise Trident Juncture 18, at Rovaniemi, Finland, Oct. 27, 2018. Trident Juncture is the largest NATO exercise since 2015, with participation of more than 50,000 military members from 31 nations. The 100th Air Refueling Wing supported the exercise with two KC-135s and crew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Milano)

A Royal Canadian Air Force CF-188 Hornet receives fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during Exercise Trident Juncture 18, off the coast of Norway, Oct. 27, 2018. Trident Juncture is the largest NATO exercise since 2015, with participation of more than 50,000 military members from 31 nations. The exercise helps ensure NATO’s capability to deter and defend against any adversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Milano)

A Royal Canadian Air Force CF-188 Hornet receives fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during Exercise Trident Juncture 18, off the coast of Norway, Oct. 27, 2018. Trident Juncture is the largest NATO exercise since 2015, with participation of more than 50,000 military members from 31 nations. The exercise helps ensure NATO’s capability to deter and defend against any adversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Milano)

A Royal Canadian Air Force CF-188 Hornet flies alongside a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during Exercise Trident Juncture 18, off the coast of Norway, Oct. 27, 2018. Trident Juncture is the largest NATO exercise since 2015, with participation of more than 50,000 military members from 31 nations. The exercise provides U.S. forces with unique opportunities to train with NATO allies and partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Milano)

A Royal Canadian Air Force CF-188 Hornet flies alongside a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during Exercise Trident Juncture 18, off the coast of Norway, Oct. 27, 2018. Trident Juncture is the largest NATO exercise since 2015, with participation of more than 50,000 military members from 31 nations. The exercise provides U.S. forces with unique opportunities to train with NATO allies and partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Milano)

RAF MILDENHALL, England -- The Bloody Hundredth KC-135s and crew are supporting NATO allies and partners for Exercise Trident Juncture 18 at Rovaniemi, Finland.

The exercise is NATO’s largest exercise since 2015, with more than 50,000 troops from 31 nations. TRJE18 increases security by deterring possible threats and enhancing interoperability among NATO allies and partners.