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F-105D Thunderchief aircraft are refueled on their way to North Vietnam targets by a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft. The Thunderchiefs are being used to check the flow of North Vietnamese supplies and troops into the south. They interdict supply routes and destroy trucks and rolling stock

F-105D Thunderchief aircraft are refueled on their way to North Vietna...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AN air-to-air front view of an F-105D Thunderchief aircraft approaching a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft for refueling during flight. Aerial refueling and forward air control crews were honored by 388th Tactical Fighter Wing F-105D Thunderchief aircraft pilots in recognition of their successful coordinated combat mission. The day of the combat was called "Tanks a Million-That's a FAC" day

AN air-to-air front view of an F-105D Thunderchief aircraft approachin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Southeast Asia Scene Camera Operator: A1C Howard Fisher Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A YA-10 aircraft is refueled on the ground by a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft

A YA-10 aircraft is refueled on the ground by a KC-135 Stratotanker ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to... more

An air-to-air rear view of a YA-10 aircraft being refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker

An air-to-air rear view of a YA-10 aircraft being refueled by a KC-135...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to... more

Silhouette view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as the sun sets behind it, during Exercise Jack Frost '76

Silhouette view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as the sun sets behi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JACK FROST '76 Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator... more

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom lowered, as an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft comes up line for refueling

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom low...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to... more

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom connects and refuels an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom con...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to... more

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom is lowered to refuel an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft, that is coming up to meet the boom

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom is ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to... more

Right side air-to-air view of four F-4 Phantom II and a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft. The KC-135 is preparing to refuel one of the F-4s. The aircraft are taking part in exercise SCARLET DUCK

Right side air-to-air view of four F-4 Phantom II and a KC-135 Stratot...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SCARLET DUCK Base: Moody Air Force Base State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: S... more

An air-to-air view of the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom between an F-4 Phantom II aircraft and a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft

An air-to-air view of the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom between an F-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air top view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The view was taken from the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom section of the KC-135A

An air-to-air top view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft being refueled by a K...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air view of the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom nozzle on a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft

An air-to-air view of the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom nozzle on a K...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft with the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom extended

An air-to-air left side view of a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft with t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The advanced aerial refueling boom is attached between the two aircraft

An air-to-air left side view of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft being refue...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of an RF-4C Phantom II aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The advanced aerial refueling boom is attached between the two aircraft

An air-to-air left side view of an RF-4C Phantom II aircraft being ref...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air right side view of a C-5A Galaxy aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom is attached between the two aircraft

An air-to-air right side view of a C-5A Galaxy aircraft being refueled...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom is attached between the two aircraft

An air-to-air left side view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft being ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air right side view of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom is attached between the two aircraft

An air-to-air right side view of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft being refu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air view of a C-5A Galaxy aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. A view is taken from the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom section of the KC-135A

An air-to-air view of a C-5A Galaxy aircraft being refueled by a KC-13...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft. The Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom is attached between the two aircraft

An air-to-air left side view of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft being refue...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air rear view of a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft with the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom extended

An air-to-air rear view of a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft with the Ad...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air underside view of the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom extended from a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft for attachment to an F-4 Phantom II aircraft

An air-to-air underside view of the Advanced Aerial Refueling Boom ext...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: L. Cunningham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of the refueling boom drogue of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 307th Air Refueling Squadron

A view of the refueling boom drogue of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MAJ Tobias Van Rossum Daum Release S... more

A ground crewman checks the refueling boom drogue of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft prior to a refueling mission. The aircraft is assigned to the 307th Air Refueling Squadron

A ground crewman checks the refueling boom drogue of a KC-135 Stratota...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MAJ Tobias Van Rossum Daum Release S... more

A close-up view of the refueling boom and drogue of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 307th Air Refueling Squadron

A close-up view of the refueling boom and drogue of a KC-135 Stratotan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MAJ Tobias Van Rossum Daum Release S... more

KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator, MSGT Mike Carrol of the 170th Air Refueling Group, New Jersey National Guard, is in position to lower a boom for a refueling mission

KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator, MSGT Mike Carrol of the 170th Air R...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcguire Air Force Base State: New Jersey (NJ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Michael E. Caldwell Release St... more

An Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refuels an Attack Squadron 12 (VA-12) A-7E Corsair II aircraft in flight as another VA-12 A-7E Corsair II flies alongside

An Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refuels an Attack Squadron 1...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An elevated view of the flight line with two B-52 Stratofortress aircraft flanked by two KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft

An elevated view of the flight line with two B-52 Stratofortress aircr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tinker Air Force Base State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Paul N. Hayashi Release Status: R... more

A Marine All-Weather Attack Squadron 332 (VMA(AW)-332) A-6E Intruder aircraft approaches a Marine Refueler-Transport Squadron 252 (VMGR-252) KC-130R Hercules aircraft to take on fuel during a flight out of Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina

A Marine All-Weather Attack Squadron 332 (VMA(AW)-332) A-6E Intruder a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SGT Cordova Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Two Marine Corps AV-8A Harrier aircraft receive fuel from a Marine Refueler-Transport Squadron 252 (VMGR-252) KC-130R Hercules aircraft during a flight out of Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina

Two Marine Corps AV-8A Harrier aircraft receive fuel from a Marine Ref...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SGT Cordova Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A KC-135 Stratotanker, C-141B Starlifter and C-5A Galaxy aircraft parked on the flight line

A KC-135 Stratotanker, C-141B Starlifter and C-5A Galaxy aircraft park...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hickam Air Force Base State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Sra Nicholas C. Guerrier Release Status:... more

A photographer watches from the back seat of a 199th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Hawaii Air National Guard, F-4 Phantom II aircraft as it approaches the refueling boom of a 161st Air Refueling Group KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft

A photographer watches from the back seat of a 199th Tactical Fighter ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: MSGT. Paul J. Harrington Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air to air right side view of two 199th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-4 Phantom II aircraft flying in formation with a 161st Air Refueling Group KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft. In the background is the Honolulu skyline

An air to air right side view of two 199th Tactical Fighter Squadron F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Honolulu State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Paul J. Harrington Release Status: Released to P... more

An Air National Guard boom operator aboard a 161st Air Refueling Group KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft computes the amount of fuel necessary for an aerial refueling mission

An Air National Guard boom operator aboard a 161st Air Refueling Group...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Paul J. Harrington Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view from the cockpit of a 199th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Hawaii Air National Guard, F-4 Phantom II aircraft as two other F-4s form up near a 161st Air Refueling Group KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft for aerial refueling

A view from the cockpit of a 199th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Hawaii A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Paul J. Harrington Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The nose of an in-flight A-10 as the aircraft is refueled through the boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during testing. The photograph was taken from the KC-135's boom section

The nose of an in-flight A-10 as the aircraft is refueled through the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to... more

A KC-130 Hercules aircraft refuels an F-4 Phantom II aircraft, right, and an A-6 Intruder aircraft in flight

A KC-130 Hercules aircraft refuels an F-4 Phantom II aircraft, right, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base, Quantico State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Kim Rossman Release Status: ... more

An overhead front view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft in flight during an engine icing test. The photograph was taken from the boom section of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft

An overhead front view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft in flight du...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to... more

Front view of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft being refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft in flight, as seen from the boom operator's section. The Stratofortress is carrying AGM-109 Tomahawk air-launched cruise missiles

Front view of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft being refueled by a KC-13...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AN air-to-air front view of a B-1 aircraft with its new paint scheme being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft

AN air-to-air front view of a B-1 aircraft with its new paint scheme b...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MASTER SGT. Paul J. Harrington Rele... more

A view from the boom operator's position of a B-1 aircraft, in its new camouflaged paint scheme, being refueled by a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft

A view from the boom operator's position of a B-1 aircraft, in its new...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Paul J. Harrington Release Sta... more

An A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, left, and KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft participate in an icing test while a T-38 Talon aircraft, top, acts as a photo chase plane

An A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, left, and KC-135 Stratotanker aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to... more

A close-up view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft with a lowered refueling boom, as seen from a C-5A Galaxy aircraft, prior to being hooked up with the Galaxy

A close-up view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft with a lowered refueling...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A close-up view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft with a lowered refueling boom, as seen from a C-5A Galaxy aircraft, prior to being hooked up with the Galaxy

A close-up view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft with a lowered refueling...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

KC-10A Extender pilot MAJ Rusty Olson explains the aircraft's instrument panel to Secretary of Air Force Dr. Hans M. Mark after the rollout ceremony

KC-10A Extender pilot MAJ Rusty Olson explains the aircraft's instrume...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcdonnell-Douglas Plant State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Paul J. Harrington Release St... more

Air Force Reserve Commander MGEN Richard Bodycombe and KC-10A Extender pilot MAJ Rosty Olson look at the cutaway Extender model, showing the cargo configuration, during the rollout ceremony

Air Force Reserve Commander MGEN Richard Bodycombe and KC-10A Extender...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Paul J. Harrington Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Air Force Reserve Commander MGEN Richard Bodycombe and KC-10A Extender aircraft pilot MAJ Rusty Olson look at Extender exhibitions during a rollout ceremony

Air Force Reserve Commander MGEN Richard Bodycombe and KC-10A Extender...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcdonnell-Douglas Plant State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Paul J. Harrington Release St... more

A close-up view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft's high-speed refueling boom during the rollout ceremony

A close-up view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft's high-speed refueling b...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcdonnell-Douglas Plant State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Paul J. Harrington Release St... more

A right rear view of a parked KC-10A Extender aircraft during the rollout ceremony

A right rear view of a parked KC-10A Extender aircraft during the roll...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcdonnell-Douglas Plant State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Paul J. Harrington Release St... more

The navigator, of the KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, checks the aircraft's position by using a sextant

The navigator, of the KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 93rd Air R...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Santa Cruz State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Raymond Downward Release Status: Released ... more

An air-to-air view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron and two F-106A Delta Dart aircraft from the California Air National Guard as they fly in formation off the coast of Santa Cruz, California

An air-to-air view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 93rd Air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Raymond Downward Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view through the window of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, as a California Air National Guard F-106A Delta Dart aircraft prepares to refuel

A view through the window of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 9...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Santa Cruz State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Raymond Downward Release Status: Released ... more

The boom operator keeps an eye on the boom of this KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, from the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, as a California Air National Guard F-106A Delta Dart aircraft prepares to refuel

The boom operator keeps an eye on the boom of this KC-135 Stratotanker...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Santa Cruz State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Raymond Downward Release Status: Released ... more

A side view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft on the ground during the rollout ceremony

A side view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft on the ground during the rol...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AN interior view of the KC-10A Extender aircraft upper deck

AN interior view of the KC-10A Extender aircraft upper deck

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AN interior view of the cockpit of a KC-10A Extender aircraft

AN interior view of the cockpit of a KC-10A Extender aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A 9th Military Airlift Squadron pilot, flying a C-5A Galaxy aircraft, approaches a lowered KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueling boom during exercise PROUD PHANTOM

A 9th Military Airlift Squadron pilot, flying a C-5A Galaxy aircraft, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROUD PHANTOM Base: Cairo West Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

A view of the KC-10A Extender aircraft air refueling operator station

A view of the KC-10A Extender aircraft air refueling operator station

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A front ground view of the KC-10A Extender aircraft during the rollout ceremony

A front ground view of the KC-10A Extender aircraft during the rollout...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

In-flight view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft, carrying an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile, being refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft. The Eagle is from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, involved in exercise Pacific Consort

In-flight view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft, carrying an AIM-9 Sidewinder...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PACIFIC CONSORT Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT George M. Holland Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

In-flight view of an E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft, seen from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft boom operator's section, heading toward the tanker to be refueled. The Airborne Warning and Control System is from the 961st Airborne Warning and Control Support Squadron, involved in Exercise Pacific Consort

In-flight view of an E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PACIFIC CONSORT Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: MASTER SGT. George M. Holland Release Status: Released to Pub... more

In-flight view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft, seen from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft boom operator's section, heading toward the tanker to be refueled. The Eagle, carrying an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile, is from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, involved in exercise Pacific Consort

In-flight view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft, seen from a KC-135 Stratotan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PACIFIC CONSORT Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT George M. Holland Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Colonel (COL) John D. Moore, commander of the 452nd Air Refueling Wing, flies a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during a refueling operation over Altus Air Force Base

Colonel (COL) John D. Moore, commander of the 452nd Air Refueling Wing...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Altus Air Force Base State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT R.C. Leach Release Status: Release... more

High angle front view of a Royal Air Force RF-4 Phantom II aircraft approaching the refueling drogue of a KC-135 Stratotanker for in-flight refueling. The KC-135 is assigned to the 306th Strategic Refueling Wing

High angle front view of a Royal Air Force RF-4 Phantom II aircraft ap...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: North Sea Scene Camera Operator: MAJ Dennis A. Guyitt Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An Air Force Reserve flight crew works in the cockpit of a 452nd Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during a refueling operation over Altus Air Force Base

An Air Force Reserve flight crew works in the cockpit of a 452nd Air R...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Altus Air Force Base State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT R.C. Leach Release Status: Release... more

High angle front view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, assigned to the 81st Tactical Fighter Wing, being refueled in flight by a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 306th Strategic Refueling Wing

High angle front view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, assigned to ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: North Sea Scene Camera Operator: MAJ Dennis A. Guyitt Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view from the refueling boom control station aboard a 452nd Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker as a C-141B Starlifter aircraft approaches to be refuels in flight over Altus Air Force Base. Both aircraft are manned by Air Force Reserve crews

A view from the refueling boom control station aboard a 452nd Air Refu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Altus Air Force Base State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT R.C. Leach Release Status: Release... more

A view from the refueling boom station of a 306th Strategic Refueling Wing KC-135 aircraft as a 10th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing RF-4C Phantom II aircraft approaches for refueling

A view from the refueling boom station of a 306th Strategic Refueling ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: North Sea Scene Camera Operator: MAJ. Dennis A. Guyitt Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

High angle front view of an F-111 aircraft assigned to the 48th Tactical Fighter Wing being refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 306th Strategic Refueling Wing

High angle front view of an F-111 aircraft assigned to the 48th Tactic...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: North Sea Scene Camera Operator: MAJ Dennis A. Guyitt Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view from the refueling boom control station aboard a 452nd Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker as a C-141B Starlifter aircraft approaches to be refueled in flight over Altus Air Force Base. Both aircraft are manned by Air Force Reserve crews

A view from the refueling boom control station aboard a 452nd Air Refu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Altus Air Force Base State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT R.C. Leach Release Status: Release... more

A right side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron refueling an F-15A Eagle aircraft from the 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron. Another F-15 is flying overhead

A right side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 909th Air Refuelin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Curt Eddings Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

High angle front view of a Royal Air Force RF-4 Phantom II aircraft approaching the refueling drogue of a KC-135 Stratotanker for in-flight refueling. The KC-135 is assigned to the 306th Strategic Refueling Wing

High angle front view of a Royal Air Force RF-4 Phantom II aircraft ap...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: North Sea Scene Camera Operator: MAJ Dennis A. Guyitt Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view from the refueling boom control station aboard a 452nd Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker as a C-141B Starlifter aircraft refuels in flight over Altus Air Force Base. Both aircraft are manned by Air Force Reserve crews

A view from the refueling boom control station aboard a 452nd Air Refu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Altus Air Force Base State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT R.C. Leach Release Status: Release... more

AN air-to-air left side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron refueling an F-15A Eagle aircraft from the 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron

AN air-to-air left side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Curt Eddings Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Captain (CPT) Robert S. Hart, copilot, watches from the cockpit of a C-141B Starlifter aircraft as it approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during the first refueling of a C-141B by an all-reserve flight crew.  The C-141B is being operated by a 315th Military Airlift Wing crew and the KC-135 is being operated by a 336th Air Refueling Squadron crew

Captain (CPT) Robert S. Hart, copilot, watches from the cockpit of a C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT William W. Magel Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Captain (CPT) Robert S. Hart, copilot, watches from the cockpit of a C-141B Starlifter aircraft as it approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during the first refueling of a C-141B by an all-reserve flight crew.  The C-141B is being operated by a 315th Military Airlift Wing crew and the KC-135 is being operated by a 336th Air Refueling Squadron crew

Captain (CPT) Robert S. Hart, copilot, watches from the cockpit of a C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT William W. Magel Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AN air-to-air right side view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft getting into position to refuel an F-16A Fighting Falcon aircraft as an F-4 Phantom II aircraft acts as a chase plane

AN air-to-air right side view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft getting in...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AN air-to-air left side view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft, left, with a C-5A Galaxy aircraft during a C-5 proximity

AN air-to-air left side view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft, left, with...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AN air-to-air left side view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft refueling a C-5A Galaxy aircraft above the clouds as an F-4 Phantom II aircraft acts as a chase plane

AN air-to-air left side view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft refueling a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A left side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueling an F-16A Fighting Falcon aircraft in flight, as other Falcons await their turns. The Falcons are from the 35th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, being deployed to Kunsan Air Base, Korea. The aircraft are equipped with luggage pods on the left wings and auxiliary fuel tanks

A left side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueling an F-16A ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: General Dynamics Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A left side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueling an F-16A Fighting Falcon aircraft as another F-16 awaits its turn. The aircraft are from e 35th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, being deployed to Kunsan Air Base, Korea. The aircraft are equipped with luggage pods on the left wings and auxiliary fuel tanks

A left side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueling an F-16A ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Right side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft and F-16A Fighting Falcon aircraft, seen from inside another Falcon's canopy, in flight. The KC-135 is refueling one of the aircraft during deployment to Kunsan Air Base, Korea. The Falcons are from the 35th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing

Right side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft and F-16A Fighting F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: General Dynamics Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A left side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueling an F-16A Fighting Falcon aircraft in flight, as other Falcons await their turn. The Falcons are from the 35th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, being deployed to Kunsan Air Base, Korea. The aircraft are equipped with luggage pods on the left wings and auxiliary fuel tanks

A left side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueling an F-16A ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, seen from an F-16A Fighting Falcon aircraft, in flight. The Falcon is leaving the tanker after being refueled during the deployment to Kunsan Air Base, Korea. The aircraft is from the 35th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing

A view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, seen from an F-16A Fighting ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: General Dynamics Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueling an F-16A Fighting Falcon aircraft as another F-16 waits its turn. The F-16s are from the 35th Tactical Fighter Wing and are being deployed to Kunsan Air Base, Korea

An air-to-air left side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueli...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: General Dynamics Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, seen from an F-16A Fighting Falcon aircraft, in flight. The Falcon is leaving the tanker after being refueled during the deployment to Kunsan Air Base, Korea. The aircraft is from the 35th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing

A view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, seen from an F-16A Fighting ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: General Dynamics Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A close-up air-to-air view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft refueling boom

A close-up air-to-air view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft refueling boo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

Right side air-to-air view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft

Right side air-to-air view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

AN air-to-air left side view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft refueling an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft. AN NC-135A Stratotanker testbed aircraft is in the background

AN air-to-air left side view of a KC-10A Extender aircraft refueling a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

A civilian employee from McDonnell Douglas Corp. performs tests at the flight engineer's station aboard a KC-10A Extender aircraft

A civilian employee from McDonnell Douglas Corp. performs tests at the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AN air-to-air left side view of a KC-10A Extender refueling an F-16A Fighting Falcon aircraft (rear)

AN air-to-air left side view of a KC-10A Extender refueling an F-16A F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

Left side air-to-air view of a KC-10A Extender refueling a B-52G Stratofortress aircraft

Left side air-to-air view of a KC-10A Extender refueling a B-52G Strat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

The boom operator aboard a KC-10A Extender aircraft

The boom operator aboard a KC-10A Extender aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air front view of a C-141B Starlifter aircraft being refueled by a KC-10A Extender aircraft

An air-to-air front view of a C-141B Starlifter aircraft being refuele...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air top view of a C-141B Starlifter aircraft, from the boom operator's section of a KC-10A Extender aircraft, after release from the tanker aircraft over mountains

An air-to-air top view of a C-141B Starlifter aircraft, from the boom ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A left rear view of a parked KC-10A Extender aircraft. Civilian and Air Force personnel prepare to test the refueling boom

A left rear view of a parked KC-10A Extender aircraft. Civilian and Ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base State: Ohio (OH) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released... more

Douglas Aircraft Company President John C. Brizendine speaks at the delivery ceremony for this KC-10A Extender aircraft

Douglas Aircraft Company President John C. Brizendine speaks at the de...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Barksdale Air Force Base State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release St... more

A crowd files aboard the KC-10A Extender aircraft that was just delivered here by Douglas Aircraft Company

A crowd files aboard the KC-10A Extender aircraft that was just delive...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Barksdale Air Force Base State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release St... more

The U.S. Air Force accepts the first KC-10A Extender advanced tanker/cargo aircraft in a traditional ceremony during which McDonnell Douglas Corp. President John C. Brizendine cuts off the tie of LGEN Edgar S. Harris Jr., 8th Air Force commander

The U.S. Air Force accepts the first KC-10A Extender advanced tanker/c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ken Hackman Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Douglas Aircraft Company President John C. Brizendine speaks from the podium during the delivery ceremony for the KC-10A Extender aircraft in the background

Douglas Aircraft Company President John C. Brizendine speaks from the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Barksdale Air Force Base State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release St... more

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