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Tankers in the Fight
A U.S. Navy F/A-18C from the Strike Fighter Squadron VFA-37 Ragin' Bulls receives fuel in flight from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker over Southwest Asia May 21, 2017. Assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, out of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, the tanker from the 186th Air Refueling Wing, Mississippi Air National Guard was fitted with a drogue attached to the boom, for specialized receiver equipment on Navy and coalition aircraft. The 340th EARS maintains a 24/7 presence in the AOR, extending the missions of aircraft supporting Operation Inherent Resolve and the fight against ISIS. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley/Released)