Successful first day of RF-A 17-1

U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refueling aircraft assigned to the 92nd Air Refueling Wing out of Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., and McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., take off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Oct. 10, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 17-1. As part of the Tanker Task Force, these aircraft provide crucial aerial refueling capability for this Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercise, enabling combat training missions for U.S. and international partners conducted within the more than 67,000 square mile Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik
VIRIN: 161010-F-JH697-1020.JPG
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