Fueling a Partnership
An F-16CM Fighting Falcon from the 35th Fighter Wing, Misawa Air Base, prepares to refuel with a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena Air Base, during a routine training exercise off the coast of Japan, May 8, 2019. The 909th ARS helps ensure a free-and-open Indo-Pacific by providing air refueling to U.S., allies and partners within the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Seefeldt)