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916th ARW aircraft evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence

916th ARW tankers evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence

A 916th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., for a hurricane evacuation Sept. 11, 2018. The Reserve Wing's tankers left Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., to avoid potential damage from debris and hurricane force winds from Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stuart Bright)

916th ARW tankers evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence

A 916th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., for a hurricane evacuation Sept. 11, 2018. The Reserve Wing's tankers left Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., to avoid potential damage from debris and hurricane force winds from Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sydney Campbell)

916th ARW tankers evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence

A 916th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., for a hurricane evacuation Sept. 11, 2018. The Reserve Wing's tankers left Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., to avoid potential damage from debris and hurricane force winds from Florence.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lillian Miller)

916th ARW tankers evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence

A 916th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., for a hurricane evacuation Sept. 11, 2018. The Reserve Wing's tankers left Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., to avoid potential damage from debris and hurricane force winds from Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lillian Miller)

916th ARW tankers evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence

A 916th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., for a hurricane evacuation Sept. 11, 2018. The Reserve Wing's tankers left Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., to avoid potential damage from debris and hurricane force winds from Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lillian Miller)

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. (AFNS) -- The 916th Air Refueling Wing evacuated KC-135Rs Sept. 11, 2018, from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina to Barksdale AFB, Louisiana due to the threat of Hurricane Florence.

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