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Coalition Royal Air Force members participate in AUAB crew chief for a day program

a pilot conducts a preflight inspection of an aircraft with royal air force members

Crew chief for a day participants, Royal Air Force Senior Aircraftman Technician Joe Carter-Blundell, left, a computer information systems technician for the 901 Expeditionary Air Wing, and RAF Corporal Amy Sutherland, a command support Junior Non Commissioned Officer for Joint Force Communication Information Systems (Middle East), listen as a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker pilot describes the preflight check process at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 16, 2021. The crew chief for a day program provides direct exposure to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing's robust aerial refueling capability. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire)

triangle k patch on airplane with airmen in background

The Triangle-K symbol designating the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing sits in the foreground as crew chief for a day participants from the Royal Air Force coalition based at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, speak with U.S. Air Force crew chiefs as they prepare to launch a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft Feb. 16, 2021. The crew chief for a day program provides direct exposure to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing's robust aerial refueling capability. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire)

Royal Air Force members look at ipad while inspecting aircraft

Crew chief for a day participants, Royal Air Force Corporal Amy Sutherland, a command support Junior Non Commissioned Officer for Joint Force Communication Information Systems (Middle East), and RAF Senior Aircraftman Technician Joe Carter-Blundell, a computer information systems technician for the 901 Expeditionary Air Wing, read over KC-135 Stratotanker technical orders for U.S. Air Force crew chiefs as the aircraft is refueled at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 16, 2021. The crew chief for a day program provides direct exposure to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing's robust aerial refueling capability. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire)

Airmen push a cart on a flightline

Crew chief for a day participants, Royal Air Force Corporal Amy Sutherland, a command support Junior Non Commissioned Officer for Joint Force Communication Information Systems (Middle East), and RAF Senior Aircraftman Technician Joe Carter-Blundell, a computer information systems technician for the 901 Expeditionary Air Wing, alongside two U.S. Air Force crew chiefs, move a portable power generator prior to launching a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 16, 2021. The crew chief for a day program provides direct exposure to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing's robust aerial refueling capability. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire)

Two airmen use their arms to signal an aircraft pilot who is out of frame

Crew chief for a day participant, Royal Air Force Corporal Amy Sutherland, a command support Junior Non Commissioned Officer for Joint Force Communication Information Systems (Middle East), practices signaling the pilot of an aircraft with a U.S. Air Force crew chief while preparing to launch a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 16, 2021. The crew chief for a day program provides direct exposure to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing's robust aerial refueling capability. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire)

Royal Air Force member attaches fuel hose to aircraft

Crew chief for a day participant, Royal Air Force Senior Aircraftman Technician Joe Carter-Blundell, a computer information systems technician for the 901 Expeditionary Air Wing, attaches a fuel line to a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 16, 2021. The crew chief for a day program provides direct exposure to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing's robust aerial refueling capability. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire)

Royal Air Force member loads a boom support jack into a storage compartment

Crew chief for a day participant, Royal Air Force Corporal Amy Sutherland, a command support Junior Non Commissioned Officer for Joint Force Communication Information Systems (Middle East), secures a boom support jack in a compartment on a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 16, 2021. The crew chief for a day program provides direct exposure to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing's robust aerial refueling capability. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire)

Royal Air Force and U.S. Air Force Airmen stand in a line

Crew chief for a day participants, Royal Air Force Corporal Amy Sutherland, a command support Junior Non Commissioned Officer for Joint Force Communication Information Systems (Middle East), and RAF Senior Aircraftman Technician Joe Carter-Blundell, a computer information systems technician for the 901 Expeditionary Air Wing, watch alongside a U.S. Air Force crew chief as a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft is prepared for launch at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 16, 2021. The crew chief for a day program provides direct exposure to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing's robust aerial refueling capability. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire)

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar -- Crew chief for a day participants, Royal Air Force Senior Aircraftman Technician Joe Carter-Blundell, left, a computer information systems technician for the 901 Expeditionary Air Wing, and RAF Corporal Amy Sutherland, a command support Junior Non Commissioned Officer for Joint Force Communication Information Systems (Middle East), listen as a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker pilot describes the preflight check process at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 16, 2021. The crew chief for a day program provides direct exposure to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing's robust aerial refueling capability. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire)