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  • F-35s, E-3 patrol the skies

    The 117th Air Refueling Squadron provided fuel to F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 355th Fighter Squadron and an E-3 Sentry assigned to the 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron while conducting routine training over the Pacific Ocean. Pacific Air Forces utilize various aircraft to maintain a

  • Boom operator training: Refueling experts

    Extensive training is required to safely transfer thousands of gallons of fuel to another aircraft in the air, and the 909th Air Refueling Squadron's boom operators play a vital role in providing aerial refueling so Kadena Air Base can deliver airpower any time, any place.