Air Force Photos

Michelle Henn works in the tear down area of the overhaul shop at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., disconnecting hydraulic and electrical lines and removing the tail cone of a KC-135 Stratotanker refueling boom. Air Force officials have announced Northrop Grumman as the winner of the KC-X competition for the development and procurement of up to 179 KC-45 tanker aircraft to eventually replace the Eisenhower-era KC-135s. (U.S. Air Force photo/Margo Wright)

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