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Airmen Keep Coalition Aircraft In The Fight

U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extenders refuels coalition aircraft over Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, March 2, 2018. Photos by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.
An airman conducts pre-flight checks on a KC-10 Extender aircraft.
Air Force Senior Airman Jadon Sylvester conducts preflight checks on a KC-10 Extender aircraft at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, March 2, 2018. Sylvester is a flight engineer assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing. The KC-10 can refuel a variety of U.S. and allied military aircraft within the same miss ...More
An airman conducts pre-flight checks inside the cockpit of a KC-10 Extender aircraft.
Air Force Senior Airman Jadon Sylvester conducts preflight checks inside the cockpit of a KC-10 Extender aircraft at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, March 2, 2018. Sylvester is a flight engineer assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing. The KC-10 can refuel a variety of U.S. and allied military aircraft w ...More
An airman prepares to board a KC-10 Extender aircraft.
Air Force Senior Airman Jadon Sylvester prepares to board a KC-10 Extender aircraft after conducting preflight checks at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, March 2, 2018. Sylvester is a flight engineer assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.
An Air Force F-22 Raptor aircraft flies away after being refueled.
An Air Force F-22 Raptor aircraft flies away after being refueled by a KC-10 Extender aircraft over Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, March 2, 2018. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.
An aircraft refuels another midair.
A U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels coalition aircraft over Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, March 2, 2018. The KC-10 can refuel a variety of U.S. and allied military aircraft within the same mission. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.
An Air Force F-22 prepares to receive fuel.
An Air Force F-22 Raptor aircraft prepares to receive fuel from a KC-10 Extender aircraft over Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, March 2, 2018. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.
A coalition aircraft flies off after receiving fuel.
A coalition aircraft detaches from an U.S. KC-10 Extender after receiving fuel over Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, March 2, 2018. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.
An airman reads air refueling speeds.
Air Force Senior Airman Jadon Sylvester reads air refueling speeds over Syria during a mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, March 2, 2018. Sylvester is a flight engineer assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.
An airman conducts pre-flight checks on a KC-10 Extender aircraft.
An airman conducts pre-flight checks inside the cockpit of a KC-10 Extender aircraft.
An airman prepares to board a KC-10 Extender aircraft.
An Air Force F-22 Raptor aircraft flies away after being refueled.
An aircraft refuels another midair.
An Air Force F-22 prepares to receive fuel.
A coalition aircraft flies off after receiving fuel.
An airman reads air refueling speeds.