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100th ARW supports NATO E-3 Sentry

NATO aircraft being refueled

A NATO E-3 Sentry from Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, to receive fuel over Germany, July 17, 2020. The 100th ARW provides unrivaled air refueling support throughout the European and African areas of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Airman in uniform

Airman 1st class David Liu, 351st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, tests an oxygen mask before take-off aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker prior to a flight at RAF Mildenhall, England, July 17, 2020. The 100th Air Refueling Wing is the only permanent U.S. air refueling wing in the European theater, providing the critical air refueling "bridge" which allows the Expeditionary Air Force to deploy around the globe at a moment's notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A NATO E-3 Sentry from Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base receives fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, over Germany, July 17, 2020. The 100th ARW is the only permanent U.S. air refueling wing in the European theater, providing the critical air refueling "bridge" which allows the Expeditionary Air Force to deploy around the globe at a moment's notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A NATO E-3 Sentry from Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base receives fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, over Germany, July 17, 2020. The 100th ARW is the only permanent U.S. air refueling wing in the European theater, providing the critical air refueling "bridge" which allows the Expeditionary Air Force to deploy around the globe at a moment's notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Airmen refuel military aircraft.

Airman 1st class David Liu, left, and Tech. Sgt. Brandon Roberts 351st Air Refueling Squadron boom operators, refuel a NATO E-3 Sentry from Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base over Germany, July 17, 2020. The 100th Air Refueling Wing is the only permanent U.S. air refueling wing in the European theater, providing the critical air refueling "bridge" which allows the Expeditionary Air Force to deploy around the globe at a moment's notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Military aircraft airborne

A NATO E-3 Sentry from Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base breaks away from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, after receiving fuel over Germany, July 17, 2020. The 100th ARW is the only permanent U.S. air refueling wing in the European theater, providing the critical air refueling "bridge" which allows the Expeditionary Air Force to deploy around the globe at a moment's notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A NATO E-3 Sentry from Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, to receive fuel over Germany, July 17, 2020. The 100th ARW provides unrivaled air refueling support throughout the European and African areas of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A NATO E-3 Sentry from Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, to receive fuel over Germany, July 17, 2020. The 100th ARW provides unrivaled air refueling support throughout the European and African areas of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Military aircraft in mid air

A NATO E-3 Sentry from Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, to receive fuel over Germany, July 17, 2020. The 100th ARW provides unrivaled air refueling support throughout the European and African areas of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

RAF Mildenhall, England --

A NATO E-3 Sentry from Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base receives fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, over Germany, July 17, 2020. The 100th ARW is the only permanent U.S. air refueling wing in the European theater, providing the critical air refueling "bridge" which allows the Expeditionary Air Force to deploy around the globe at a moment's notice.