An Airman prepares to refuel a jet mid-air.
210825-F-DP387-1071.JPG Photo By: Senior Airman Marcus M. Bullock

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Ak. - U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ryan Hortman, 912th Air Refueling Squadron in-flight refueling specialist, operates a boom which delivers fuel to aircraft midflight during Red Flag Alaska, 21-3 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, August 25, 2021. During this flight, Hortman helped to offload over 87,000 pounds of fuel to multiple aircraft mid-flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marcus M. Bullock)


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