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No fuel truck, no problem at AUAB

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  • By Staff Sgt. Greg Erwin
  • 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
Senior Airman Celine Carson and Tech. Sgt. Ryan Thompson, 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmasters, perform certifications on the Aerial Bulk Fuel Delivery System onboard a C-17 Globemaster III April 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The ABFDS allows members on the C-17 to deliver fuel to austere environments and perform hot pit refueling operations without the need of the R-11 fuel truck on the ground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Greg Erwin)