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380AEW Article

Boom operator prepares to fuel the fight

  • Published
  • By Tech. Sgt. Melissa Harvey
  • 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs

Senior Airman Daniel Proben, a 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, conducts pre-flight checks in a KC-10 Extender, Aug. 18, 2020, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Proben can use either an advanced aerial refueling boom or a hose and drogue centerline refueling system to refuel a wide variety of U.S. and allied military aircraft during missions in Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Melissa Harvey)