U.S. Air Force Pilots Conduct Refueling Mission over Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Air Force Maj. Abby Kent, left, and U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jerry Selig talk in the cockpit of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during an air refueling mission over Afghanistan, Sept. 4, 2013. Kent and Selig, pilots, are assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephany Richards
  • U.S. Air Force Maj. Abby Kent adjusts the throttle during an air refueling mission over Afghanistan, Sept. 4, 2013. Kent, a pilot, is assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephany Richards
  • A U.S. Navy F/A-18C Hornet aircraft waits to receive fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft over Afghanistan, Sept. 4, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephany Richards
  • A U.S. Navy F/A-18C Hornet aircraft receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft over Afghanistan, Sept. 4, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephany Richards
  • U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel King operates the boom during an air refueling mission over Afghanistan, Sept. 4, 2013. King, a boom operator, is assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephany Richards
  • A U.S. Navy F/A-18C Hornet aircraft departs after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft over Afghanistan, Sept. 4, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephany Richards
  • U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jerry Selig checks gauges during an air refueling mission over Afghanistan, Sept. 4, 2013. Selig, a pilot, is assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephany Richards