Fairchild tankers refuel C-17s over Oregon

Airman 1st Class Melanie Bright, 92nd Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, prepares to refuel a C-17 Globemaster over Oregon, Feb. 27, 2013. The boom operator is part of the three-person crew on the KC-135 Stratotanker. One of the things a boom operator is responsible for is guiding the boom into the receiving aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Janelle PatiƱo)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Janelle Patio
VIRIN: 130227-F-ES117-060.JPG
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