Boom operator training: refueling experts
Airman 1st Class Deull Arnold, 909th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator apprentice, reviews a pre-flight checklist at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Sept. 3, 2021. Using a specialized boom attached to the back of a KC-135 Stratotanker, boom operators are experts in safely transferring thousands of gallons of fuel to another aircraft in the air. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anna Nolte)

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