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  • NDI; Exposing the cracks

    Non-destructive inspection technicians perform five different types of inspections – x-ray, ultrasonic, eddy current, magnetic particle and penetrant – to detect abnormalities. NDI Airmen are tasked with ensuring aircraft and weapons systems parts are structurally safe with no damage, flaws or

  • Boom operator shows full circle of mentorship

    Boom operators on KC-135 Stratotankers are charged with the responsibility to prepare the jets as well as pump thousands of pounds of fuel to any capable aircraft, while only feet away from colliding into each other. Staff Sgt. Kevin Satberry, 351st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, not only

  • USAFE Airmen conduct aeromedical evacuation training above Germany

    Members of the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron from Ramstein Air Base performed training aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker from RAF Mildenhall, England, Jan. 23, 2019.During the training, members practiced emergency medical scenarios, including patients suffering worsening health conditions, cardiac

  • 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

  • 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.