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  • Air Mobility Command enables delivery of Israel’s first F-35s

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Air Mobility Command Airmen worked around the clock to ensure Israel’s first two F-35 aircraft were delivered Dec. 12, making the U.S. ally the only country in the Middle East flying a fifth generation fighter aircraft. The 618th Air Operations Center, based out of Scott AFB, Illinois, assigned the Tennessee Air National Guard’s 134th Air Refueling Wing, New Hampshire ANG’s 157th ARW and Pennsylvania ANG’s 171st ARW the critical mission of providing critical aerial refueling support en route to Israel.
  • Seymour Johnson AFB tests new military refueling unit

    Airmen from the 4th Logistics Readiness Squadron participated in afirst-time military testing of a new Isometrics R-11 Refueler Unit May 16, 2016, atSeymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The Airmen conducted fueling operations on F-15E Strike Eagles and KC-135 Stratotankers to assisted the designers field testing and trail runs of the