A row of Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker’s assigned to the Wisconsin Air National Guard stand ready on a foggy winter morning at the 128th Air Refueling Wing, Milwaukee. These KC-135 images were photographed by military veterans and service members.
A KC-135 Stratotanker from the 92nd Air Refueling Squadron takes off in view of the air control tower at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.
A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refueler with the 141st Air Refueling Wing of the Washington Air National Guard from Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, is displayed during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) in Sirat, Malaysia,.
Staff Sgt. Kyle Burks, 22nd Maintenance Squadron electrical environmental craftsman, looks out of a KC-135 Stratotanker.
Airmen from the 151st Maintenance Group deice a KC-135 Stratotanker at Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base in Salt Lake City. These KC-135 images were photographed by military veterans and service members.
A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 108th Wing taxis to the flight line after returning from a training mission.
A KC-135 Stratotanker with the 314th Air Refueling Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, California, soars above the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
459th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotankers conduct an elephant walk during an alert exercise at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
U.S. Air Force graphic illustration created using multiple layered photographs to create a high dynamic range image of a KC-135R Stratotanker. These KC-135 images were photographed by military veterans and service members.
A 92nd Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker takes off at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.
A KC-135 Stratotanker from Beale Air Force Base, California, refuels a KC-10 Extender, from Travis Air Force Base, California.
Airmen from the 92nd Maintenance Squadron hydraulics shop prepare a refueling boom to be attached to a KC-135 Stratotanker.
A New Jersey Air National Guard KC-135 Stratotanker from the 108th Wing sits on the flightline awaiting maintenance at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.
U.S. Air Force Captains Marissa Strauss and Tyler Branyan, 909th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker pilots, conduct a preflight check prior to a sortie. These KC-135 images were photographed by military veterans and service members.
U.S. Air Force Capt. Jonathan Benson, 351st Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron pilot, performs a pre-flight inspection on a KC-135 Stratotanker prior to a flight from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
A KC-135 Stratotanker sits on the flightline during sunrise at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
A KC-135 Stratotanker deployed from the 22nd Air Refueling Wing, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., takes off from the flightline during the first day of Red Flag 11-2.
A 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker aircrew talks with a maintainer before takeoff.
A KC-135 Stratotanker goes through a birdbath at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
A KC-135R Stratotanker refueling aircraft from the 134th Air Refueling Wing does a low pass over the crowd at the Smoky Mountain Air Show. These KC-135 images were photographed by military veterans and service members.
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ryan Thayer looks over flight paperwork while flying on a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq.
A KC-135R Stratotanker assigned to the 6th Air Refueling Wing, 91st Air Refueling Squadron, flies a training mission over central Florida.
Airmen from the 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron hydraulics shop inspect the boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan.
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