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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.
The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award is one of the unit awards of the United States Air Force.
Air Mobility Command (AMC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the U.S. Air Force.
Altus Air Force Base (AAFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately east-northeast of Altus, Oklahoma.
The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC).
The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker is a military aerial refueling aircraft.
The Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter is a United States strategic tanker aircraft based on the Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter.
Bradley International Airport is a civil/military airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, in Hartford County, Connecticut.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator is an American heavy bomber, designed by Consolidated Aircraft of San Diego, California.
Dover Air Force Base or Dover AFB is a United States Air Force base located southeast of the city of Dover, Delaware.
Dyess Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately southwest of Abilene, Texas.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy is a large military transport aircraft originally designed and built by Lockheed, and now maintained and upgraded by its successor, Lockheed Martin.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
Oklahoma (Uukuhuúwa, Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state in the South Central region of the United States.
Peterson Air Force Base is a U.S. Air Force Base that shares an airfield with the adjacent Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, home to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the Air Force Space Command headquarters, and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) headquarters.
Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.
Strategic Air Command (SAC) was both a Department of Defense Specified Command and a United States Air Force (USAF) Major Command (MAJCOM), responsible for Cold War command and control of two of the three components of the U.S. military's strategic nuclear strike forces, the so-called "nuclear triad," with SAC having control of land-based strategic bomber aircraft and intercontinental ballistic missiles or ICBMs (the third leg of the triad being submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) of the U.S. Navy).
Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base (TRTAFB) is a Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) facility in central Thailand, approximately 144 miles (240 km) northwest of Bangkok in Takhli District, Nakhon Sawan Province.
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
Will Rogers Air National Guard Base is a facility of the United States Air Force located at Will Rogers World Airport as part of the Oklahoma Air National Guard.
The 11th Wing (11 WG) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Force District of Washington.
The 17th Air Division (17th AD) is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 19th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 2d Reconnaissance Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 340th Flying Training Group (340 FTG) is an Air Reserve Component (ARC) of the United States Air Force.
The United States Air Force's 341st Missile Wing is an intercontinental ballistic missile unit headquartered at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana.
The United States Air Force's 457th Air Expeditionary Group is a provisional United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Combat Command.
The 47th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 499th Air Refueling Wing is an inactive United States Air Force (USAF) unit that was last active at Westover AFB, Massachusetts in June 1966.
The 820th Strategic Aerospace Division is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 97th Air Mobility Wing (97 AMW) is a United States Air Force (USAF) unit assigned to Nineteenth Air Force of Air Education and Training Command.
The 97th Operations Group (97 OG) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the 97th Air Mobility Wing of Air Education and Training Command.