Operation Unified Protector

WESTERN EUROPE (April 22, 2011) -- Staff Sgt. Dustin Rice, a Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, prepares to depart to pick up and transport an aircrew out to a KC-135 Stratotanker in support of Operation Unified Protector. Sergeant Rice is deployed here with the 313th Air Expeditionary Wing from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England. Operation Unified Protector is a NATO-led mission in Libya to protect civilians and civilian-populated areas under threat of attack. The 313th AEW provides aerial refueling to U.S. and coalition aircraft with KC-135 Stratotankers and KC-10 Extenders. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ethan Morgan)

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