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Video: How aerial refueling works

By Staff Sgt. Antonio Gonzalez
Air Force Social Media

Ever wonder how aerial refueling works? This in-depth video explains the ins and outs of aerial refueling and introduces you to the Airmen who operate and sustain this critical mission. This unique asset enhances the Air Force’s capability to accomplish our core missions of rapid global mobility and global attack.


(U.S. Air Force video by Tech. Sgt. Rachel Barton/Released)

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Week in photos, March 16, 2012

St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow, but the week in photos is available today.
Look back on the week before forgetting it during your weekend festivities.
Have a good weekend, stay safe and enjoy!

Two Alaska Air National Guard HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters

Photo: Two Alaska Air National Guard HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters fly in formation over Alaska, March 14, 2012. The primary mission of the Pave Hawk helicopter is to conduct day or night personnel recovery operations into hostile environments to recover isolated personnel during war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Sean Mitchell)