Kadena Air Base take offs
A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, takes off April 9, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Team Kadena is postured to protect its forces against COVID-19 while also maintaining mission readiness in support of the U.S.-Japan Alliance. The 909th ARS conducts aerial refueling missions throughout the region ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rebeckah Medeiros)