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Incirlik KC-135 Stratotanker maintenance operations

U.S. Air Force Airmen fuel a KC-135 Stratotanker before a flight Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Stratotankers stationed at Incirlik Air Base are responsible for refueling coalition forces aircraft flying missions in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Airmen fuel a KC-135 Stratotanker before a flight Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Stratotankers stationed at Incirlik Air Base are responsible for refueling coalition forces aircraft flying missions in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, runs a power line from a KC-135 Stratotanker to aerospace ground support equipment (AGE) Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Ground crews utilize AGE while performing preflight checks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, runs a power line from a KC-135 Stratotanker to aerospace ground support equipment (AGE) Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Ground crews utilize AGE while performing preflight checks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force  Staff Sgt. Brian, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, unhooks a tow bar from the front of a KC-135 Stratotanker Nov. 11, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The KC-135 Stratotanker has provided core U.S. Air Force aerial refueling capability for more than 50 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, unhooks a tow bar from the front of a KC-135 Stratotanker Nov. 11, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The KC-135 Stratotanker has provided core U.S. Air Force aerial refueling capability for more than 50 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

A KC-135 Stratotanker sits on an apron after completing a flight mission to refuel coalition forces aircraft supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE Nov. 11, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Coalition forces rely on the Stratotankers to provide in air refueling to extend their operational capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

A KC-135 Stratotanker sits on an apron after completing a flight mission to refuel coalition forces aircraft supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE Nov. 11, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Coalition forces rely on the Stratotankers to provide in air refueling to extend their operational capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Airmen from the 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tow a KC-135 Stratotanker Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Each Airman provides a key point of lookout while taxiing to avoid any damage to the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Airmen from the 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tow a KC-135 Stratotanker Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Each Airman provides a key point of lookout while taxiing to avoid any damage to the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nathaniel, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, places safety pins in place on a KC-135 Stratotanker Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Safety pins are used to lock points of the aircraft in place while on ground for safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nathaniel, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, places safety pins in place on a KC-135 Stratotanker Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Safety pins are used to lock points of the aircraft in place while on ground for safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nathaniel, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a KC-135 Stratotanker Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Stratotankers provide a critical role in Operation INHERENT RESOLVE by refueling coalition forces aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nathaniel, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a KC-135 Stratotanker Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Stratotankers provide a critical role in Operation INHERENT RESOLVE by refueling coalition forces aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jared, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crewchief, prepares a KC-135 Stratotanker to be fueled Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. In addition to the fuel used to fly the aircraft, the Stratotanker also carries enough fuel to refuel multiple coalition aircraft every mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jared, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crewchief, prepares a KC-135 Stratotanker to be fueled Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. In addition to the fuel used to fly the aircraft, the Stratotanker also carries enough fuel to refuel multiple coalition aircraft every mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian (front) and Staff Sgt. Houston, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, perform initial preflight checks on a KC-135 Stratotanker Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.  Preflight checks allow for air and ground crews to ensure there are no issues with the aircraft before flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian (front) and Staff Sgt. Houston, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, perform initial preflight checks on a KC-135 Stratotanker Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Preflight checks allow for air and ground crews to ensure there are no issues with the aircraft before flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Houston (left) and Staff Sgt. Brian, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, push aerospace ground support equipment away from a KC-135 Stratotanker Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Stratotanker is responsible for primary aerial refueling capabilities for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Houston (left) and Staff Sgt. Brian, 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, push aerospace ground support equipment away from a KC-135 Stratotanker Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Stratotanker is responsible for primary aerial refueling capabilities for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- U.S. Air Force Airmen fuel a KC-135 Stratotanker before a flight Nov. 2, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Stratotankers stationed at Incirlik Air Base are responsible for refueling coalition forces aircraft flying missions in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)