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Tag: 190th Air Refueling Wing

That time a KC-135 Crew saved an F-16 Pilot from ejecting over ISIS Territory
"The KC-135 was the linchpin of the fight, without fuel, fighters are inoperable" In 1990, KC-135 Stratotankers answered a new call for help during Operation Desert Shield, which marked the beginning of continuous U.S. Air Force (USAF) contingencies for the next 25 years. Even though combat operations had not yet officially began the tankers had to be kept ready to go...