Fairchild refuelers support long range bombers, ensure global mobility with training mission

A KC-135 Stratotanker from Fairchild AFB, Wash., refuels a B-2 Spirit bomber from Whiteman AFB, Mo., April 2, 2014, during a non-stop flight from Missouri to training ranges in Hawaii. The 20-plus hour training missions demonstrated the U.S.’ capability to provide a flexible and always-ready force to respond to a variety of threats and situations within U.S. Strategic Command’s global strike and strategic deterrence missions. Supporting training missions like this provide opportunities to ensure bomber and air refueling forces maintain a high state of readiness and demonstrate flexible and always-ready capabilities to respond to a variety of threats and situations. (Courtesy photo)

PHOTO BY:
VIRIN: 140402-F-XX123-001.JPG
FULL SIZE: 1.19 MB
Additional Details

No camera details available.

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at https://www.dimoc.mil/resources/limitations, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.