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378th demonstrates successful hot pit cross-airframe training

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker taxis to position for a hot-pit refueling, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both Wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker taxis to position for a hot-pit refueling, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both Wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam Barrett, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron F-16 dedicated crew chief, places chalks on a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker for a hot-pit refueling, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both Wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam Barrett, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron F-16 dedicated crew chief, places chalks on a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker for a hot-pit refueling, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both Wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Senior Airman Jacob McCraken, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron assistant dedicated crew chief, applies oil to a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during a hot-pit refueling, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021 This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot pit cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Senior Airman Jacob McCraken, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron assistant dedicated crew chief, applies oil to a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during a hot-pit refueling, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021 This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot pit cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam Barrett, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron dedicated crew chief, explains part of the hot pit refueling process on a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam Barrett, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron dedicated crew chief, explains part of the hot pit refueling process on a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam Barrett, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron F-16 dedicated crew chief, prepares a fuel hose to conduct a hot pit refueling on a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both Wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam Barrett, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron F-16 dedicated crew chief, prepares a fuel hose to conduct a hot pit refueling on a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both Wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S Airmen of the 378th Expeditionary Operations Group conduct a hot-pit refueling on an U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both Wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S Airmen of the 378th Expeditionary Operations Group conduct a hot-pit refueling on an U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both Wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker taxis to position for a hot-pit refueling, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both Wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker taxis to position for a hot-pit refueling, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both Wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

PRINCE SULTAN AIR BASE, KSA -- A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker taxis to position for a hot-pit refueling, Prince Sultan Air Base, June 25, 2021. This event demonstrated the success of several weeks of hot-pit refueling cross-airframe training between 378th and 379th Air Expeditionary Wing maintainers, expanding both Wings ability to provide agile support for theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)