• Here Comes the Boom

    1 minute 10 second video package of SSgt Michael Mason, Boom Operator, deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base, UAE. Sgt Mason is assigned to the 908th Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron and talks about his love for the job. During the flight, Sgt Mason refueled several F-35 Lightning II and F-15E

  • 908th EARS refuels F-22s, F/A-18s

    A 27th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot receives fuel for an F-22 Raptor up to a 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-10 Extender Aug. 22, 2017, in the skies over southwest Asia. Pilots in the 27 EFS are a critical component of the Global Strike Task Force, operating under the only wing

  • 908 EARS refuels B-52s, F-15Es, A-10s

    The 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron refueled several aircraft July 19, 2017, in support of Operation Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve in the skies over southwest Asia.

  • Century of combat: first fighters still fly for freedom

    On a cool September evening just as the sun began to set, 21 year-old pilot, 2nd Lt. Frank Luke, listened to deafening rushing of air as he soared toward Dun-sur-Meuse to shoot down German balloons, six miles behind enemy lines. Though heavily fortified, he carried on with a single thought on his