Successful first day of RF-A 17-1

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 22nd Air Refueling Wing out of McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., returns to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Oct. 10, 2016, after completing its first RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 17-1 mission. The Tanker Task Force provides a crucial aerial refueling capability for this Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercise, enabling missions conducted within the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, which provides more than 67,000 square miles of combat training airspace for U.S. and international partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik
VIRIN: 161010-F-JH697-2015.JPG
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