B-1s refueled by 909th Air Refueling Squadron
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt Lucas Balcarce, boom operator assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, prepares to refuel a B-1B Lancer from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, to refuel over the Pacific as part of a bilateral U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRACTCOM) Bomber Task Force (BTF) mission July 17, 2020. USINDOPACOM has the capacity to conduct training and exercises focused on the full spectrum of military operations, from combat to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, anywhere throughout the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rebeckah Medeiros)