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9th Air Refueling Squadron

The 9th Air Refueling Squadron (9th ARS) was initially activated in 1951, although its history can be traced back to the 9th Photographic Squadron of World War II. [1]

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Aerial refueling

Aerial refueling, also referred to as air refueling, in-flight refueling (IFR), air-to-air refueling (AAR), and tanking, is the process of transferring aviation fuel from one military aircraft (the tanker) to another (the receiver) during flight.

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Air Mobility Command

Air Mobility Command (AMC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the U.S. Air Force.

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Arizona

Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; O'odham: Alĭ ṣonak) is a state in the southwestern region of the United States.

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Arthur Lichte

Arthur James Lichte (born April 20, 1949) was a four-star general in the United States Air Force.

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Barrackpore Air Force Station

Barrackpore Air Force Station is an Indian Air Force base located at Barrackpore in the state of West Bengal, India.

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Beale Air Force Base

Beale Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately east of Marysville, California.

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Boeing B-29 Superfortress

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress is a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing and was flown primarily by the United States during World War II and the Korean War.

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Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker

The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker is a military aerial refueling aircraft.

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Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter

The Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter is a United States strategic tanker aircraft based on the Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter.

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Bombing of Iraq (1998)

The December 1998 bombing of Iraq (code-named Operation Desert Fox) was a major four-day bombing campaign on Iraqi targets from December 16, 1998, to December 19, 1998, by the United States and United Kingdom.

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Bradley International Airport

Bradley International Airport is a civil/military airport in Windsor Locks on the border with East Granby and Suffield, in Hartford County, Connecticut.

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British Indian Ocean Territory

The British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom situated in the Indian Ocean halfway between Tanzania and Indonesia.

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Camp Kilmer

Camp Kilmer, New Jersey is a former United States Army camp that was activated in June 1942 as a staging area and part of an installation of the New York Port of Embarkation.

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Chakulia Airport

Chakulia Airport is an airport in India.

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Chief master sergeant

CMSgt insignia (1994–present) Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) is the ninth, and highest, enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force, just above Senior Master Sergeant, and is a senior non-commissioned officer rank.

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China Burma India Theater

China Burma India Theater (CBI) was an umbrella term, used by the United States military during World War II for the China and Southeast Asian or India-Burma (IBT) theaters.

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Commander

Commander is a naval officer rank.

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Connecticut

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the region of the United States known as New England.

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Cruise missile strikes on Iraq (1996)

The 1996 cruise missile strikes on Iraq (Operation Desert Strike) occurred in September 1996 during the Kurdish Civil War.

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Davis–Monthan Air Force Base

Davis–Monthan Air Force Base (DM AFB) is a United States Air Force base located within the city limits approximately south-southeast of downtown Tucson, Arizona.

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Dinjan Airfield

Dinjan Airfield was a World War II airfield, located in Dinjan, approximately seven miles northeast of Chabua, in the state of Assam, India.

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Eighteenth Air Force

Eighteenth Air Force (18 AF) is the only Numbered Air Force (NAF) in Air Mobility Command (AMC) and one of the largest NAFs in the United States Air Force.

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Elmendorf Air Force Base

Elmendorf Air Force Base is a United States military facility in Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska.

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Felts Field

Felts Field is a public airport five miles northeast of downtown Spokane, in Spokane County, Washington.

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First Air Force

The First Air Force (Air Forces Northern) (1 AF-AFNORTH) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC).

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First sergeant

First sergeant (1SG) is typically a senior non-commissioned officer rank, used in many countries.

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Fourteenth Air Force

The Fourteenth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) (14 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Space Command (AFSPC).

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French protectorate in Morocco

The French Protectorate in Morocco (حماية فرنسا في المغرب Himaïet Fransa fi El-Maghreb; Protectorat français au Maroc) was established by the Treaty of Fez.

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General (United States)

In the United States Army, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps, general is a four-star general officer rank, with the pay grade of O-10.

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Guilin Liangjiang International Airport

Guilin Liangjiang International Airport is the airport serving the city of Guilin in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.

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Gulf War

The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 1990 – 17 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 1991 – 28 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

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Idaho

Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.

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Invasion of Grenada

Operation Urgent Fury was a 1983 United States–led invasion of Grenada, a Caribbean island nation with a population of about 91,000 located north of Venezuela, that resulted in a U.S. victory within a matter of weeks.

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Iraq War

The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, Gulf War II, and Gulf War 2.

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Jinnah International Airport

Jinnah International Airport (جناح بین الاقوامی ہوائی اڈا) is Pakistan's largest international and domestic airport.

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Kunming Changshui International Airport

Kunming Changshui International Airport is the primary airport serving Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, China.

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Lieutenant colonel

Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies and most marine forces and some air forces of the world, typically ranking above a major and below a colonel.

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Lieutenant general (United States)

In the United States Army, the United States Air Force and the United States Marine Corps, lieutenant general (abbreviated LTG in the Army, Lt Gen in the Air Force, and LtGen in the Marine Corps) is a three-star general officer rank, with the pay grade of O-9.

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Lockheed P-38 Lightning

The Lockheed P-38 Lightning is a World War II American fighter aircraft.

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Major

Major is a military rank of commissioned officer, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces.

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Malir Town

Malir Town (ملیر ٽائون ملیر ٹاؤن) is one of the 18 towns of Karachi City, located in the eastern part of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

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March Air Reserve Base

March Air Reserve Base (March ARB), previously known as March Air Force Base (March AFB) is located in Riverside County, California between the cities of Riverside and Moreno Valley.

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McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender

The McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender is an aerial refueling tanker aircraft - the military version of the three-engined DC-10 airliner operated by the United States Air Force (USAF).

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Michelle D. Johnson

Michelle D. Johnson is a Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force and is the 19th Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy.

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Mitchel Air Force Base

Mitchel Air Force Base also known as Mitchel Field, was a United States Air Force base located on the Hempstead Plains of Long Island, New York, United States.

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Mountain Home Air Force Base

Mountain Home Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation located in southwestern Idaho, United States.

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Nampong Air Force Base

Nampong Air Force Base is a Myanmar Air Force base in Myitkyina, Myanmar (Burma).

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NATO bombing of Yugoslavia

The NATO bombing of Yugoslavia was the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) military operation against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia during the Kosovo War.

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Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia

Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia is a facility of the United States Navy located on Diego Garcia.

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New Jersey

New Jersey is a state in the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States.

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North American B-25 Mitchell

The North American B-25 Mitchell is an American twin-engine, medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation.

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Operation Enduring Freedom

Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) is the official name used by the government of the United States of America to describe the Global War on Terrorism.

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Operation Noble Eagle

Operation Noble Eagle (ONE) is the name given to the United States and Canadian military operations related to homeland security and support to federal, state, and local agencies.

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Operation Odyssey Dawn

Operation Odyssey Dawn was the U.S. code name for the American role in the international military operation in Libya to enforce United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973 during the initial period of 19–31 March 2011, which continued afterwards under NATO command as Operation Unified Protector.

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Operation Southern Watch

Operation Southern Watch was a military operation conducted by the United States Department of Defense.

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Pandaveswar Airfield

Pandaveswar Airfield is a former wartime United States Army Air Forces airfield in India used during the Burma Campaign 1944-1945.

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Paul J. Selva

Paul Joseph Selva (born September 27, 1958) is an American General who is the 10th Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Piardoba Airfield

Piardoba Airfield is an abandoned airfield in India, located 6.6 miles (10.7 km) S of Bishnupur, West Bengal, Bankura District in the state of West Bengal, India.

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September 11 attacks

The September 11 attacks (also referred to as September 11, September 11th, or 9/11)9/11 is pronounced "nine eleven".

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Shah Amanat International Airport

Shah Amanat International Airport (Bengali:শাহ আমানত আন্তর্জাতিক বিমানবন্দর, Śhā Amānat Antarjātik Bimānbandar), is an international airport serving Bangladesh's southeastern port city of Chittagong.

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Squadron (aviation)

A squadron in air force, army aviation, or naval aviation is mainly a unit comprising a number of military aircraft and their aircrews, usually of the same type, typically with 12 to 24 aircraft, sometimes divided into three or four flights, depending on aircraft type and air force.

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Tenth Air Force

The Tenth Air Force (10 AF) is a unit of the U.S. Air Force, specifically a numbered air force of the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC).

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Territory of Alaska

The Territory of Alaska or Alaska Territory was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from August 24, 1912, until January 3, 1959, when it was admitted to the Union as the State of Alaska.

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Tingkawk Sakan Airfield

Tingkawk Sakan Airfield is a former wartime United States Army Air Forces airfield in Burma used during the Burma Campaign 1944-1945.

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Travis Air Force Base

Travis Air Force Base is a United States Air Force air base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command (AMC), located three miles (5 km) east of the central business district of Fairfield, in Solano County, California, United States.

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Unified Task Force

The Unified Task Force (UNITAF) was a US-led, United Nations-sanctioned multinational force which operated in Somalia between 5 December 1992 – 4 May 1993.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.

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United States invasion of Panama

The United States Invasion of Panama, code-named Operation Just Cause, was the invasion of Panama by the United States between mid-December 1989 and late-January 1990.

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Washington (state)

Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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100th Air Refueling Wing

The 100th Air Refueling Wing (100 ARW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Third Air Force, United States Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa.

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17th Training Wing

The 17th Training Wing (17 TRW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Education and Training Command Second Air Force.

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1986 United States bombing of Libya

The 1986 United States bombing of Libya, code-named Operation El Dorado Canyon, comprised air strikes by the United States against Libya on Tuesday, 15 April 1986.

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22d Air Refueling Wing

The 22d Air Refueling Wing (22 ARW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Mobility Command's Eighteenth Air Force.

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22d Operations Group

The 22d Operations Group (22 OG) is the operational flying component of the United States Air Force 22d Air Refueling Wing.

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303d Aeronautical Systems Wing

The 303d Aeronautical Systems Wing (303 ASW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Force Material Command Aeronautical Systems Center.

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36th Air Division

The 36th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force organization.

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40th Air Expeditionary Wing

The United States Air Force's 40th Air Expeditionary Wing (40 AEW) was an Air expeditionary unit located at Diego Garcia, in the Indian Ocean, from 2001 to c. 2006.

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43d Air Division

The 43d Air Division is an inactive unit of the United States Air Force.

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456th Bombardment Wing

The 456th Bombardment Wing is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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5th Air Division

The 5th Air Division (5th AD) is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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60th Air Mobility Wing

The 60th Air Mobility Wing (60 AMW) is the largest air mobility organization in the United States Air Force and is responsible for strategic airlift and aerial refueling missions around the world.

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60th Operations Group

The 60th Operations Group (60 OG) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the 60th Air Mobility Wing.

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8th Reconnaissance Group

The 8th Reconnaissance Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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9th Operations Group

The 9th Operations Group (9th OG) is the operational flying component of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, stationed at Beale Air Force Base, California. The 9th OG's mission is to organize, train and equip Lockheed U-2R, RQ-4 Global Hawk and MC-12W Liberty combat elements for peacetime intelligence gathering, contingency operations, conventional war fighting and Emergency War Order support. It is a descendant organization of the 9th Group (Observation), one of the 15 original combat air groups formed by the Army before World War II. It is the fourth oldest active group in the USAF, and the seventh created following the establishment of the U.S. Air Service. During World War II, the 9th Bombardment Group (Very Heavy), was a B-29 Superfortress group assigned to Twentieth Air Force flying bombardment operations against Japan. Its aircraft were identified by a "X" inside a Circle painted on the tail.

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9th Reconnaissance Wing

The 9th Reconnaissance Wing (9 RW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Combat Command Twenty-Fifth Air Force.

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Redirects here:

9 ARS, 9th Air Refueling Squadron (United States), 9th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, 9th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron, 9th Photographic Squadron.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9th_Air_Refueling_Squadron

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