909th ARS supports 18th AES, Marine Corps fighters

A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet from the Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 533, stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., refuels from a U.S. Air Force 909th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker Jan. 23, 2015. The mission of VMFA(AW)-553 is to conduct joint and combined aviation operations in order to support a Marine Air Ground Task Force commander's command and control, intelligence, fires, maneuver and force protection warfighting functions. The 909th ARS is stationed on Kadena Air Base, Japan, and is a vital component to the extended reach of U.S. and allied forces within the Pacific theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Maeson L. Elleman)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Maeson L. Elleman
VIRIN: 150123-F-LH638-463.JPG
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