Defense

November 18, 2016
 

F-16 Fighting Falcon participates in refueling mission out of Luke

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams

First Lt. Justin Greenway, 70th Air Refueling Squadron pilot, leads a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps group to a KC-10 Extender from Travis Air Force Base, Calif. Nov. 16, 2016 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Members of the group were a part of JROTC and spouses of the pilots that flew the mission.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams

A KC-10 Extender is parked on the runway Nov. 16, 2016 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The KC-10 came from Travis Air Force Base, Calif. to participate in an aerial refueling operations with F-16s here at Luke.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley

First Lt. Justin Greenway, 70th Air Refueling Squadron pilot, and 1st Lt. Mike Polito, 6th ARS pilot, fly a KC-10 extender aircraft during a refueling mission out of Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2016. The KC-10, from Travis Air Force Base, Calif. flew in support of the F-16 pilot training mission.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Master Sgt. Charleda Dedeaux, 56th Operations Support Squadron superintendent of current operations, looks out the window at an F-16 during an aerial refueling mission Nov. 16, 2016 out of Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley

Tech. Sgt. Alan Greene, 70th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, lowers the boom to an F-16 Fighting Falcon during an aerial refueling mission out of Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2016. F-16 pilots train on refueling operations to be prepared for longer mission requirements.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley

An F-16 Fighting Falcon approaches the boom of a KC-10 extender aircraft during an aerial refueling mission out of Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2016. F-16 pilots train on aerial refueling operations to be prepared for longer mission requirements.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams

An F-16 Fighting Falcon gets refueled from a KC-10 Extender, during an aerial refueling mission Nov. 16, 2016 out of Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. F-16 pilots train on aerial refueling operations to be prepared for longer mission requirements.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams

The view from the KC-10 Extender boom port window Nov. 16, 2016 out of Travis Air Force Base, Calif. F-16 pilots train on aerial refueling operations to be prepared for longer mission requirements.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley

An F-16 Fighting Falcon participates in a refueling mission out of Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2016. F-16 pilots train on aerial refueling operations to be prepared for longer missions.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley

First Lt. Justin Greenway, 70th Air Refueling Squadron pilot, approaches the runway in a KC-10 extender aircraft at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2016. The KC-10, from Travis Air Force Base, Calif. flew in support of the F-16 pilot training mission.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley

First Lt. Justin Greenway, 70th Air Refueling Squadron pilot, taxis in from the runway in a KC-10 extender at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2016. The KC-10, from Travis Air Force Base, Calif. flew in support of the F-16 pilot training mission.




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