Air Force Photos

Fairchild, McConnell tankers fuel NORAD exercise
Staff Sgt. Shawna Sims connects with an F-22 Raptor fighter for aerial refueling over British Columbia, Canada, during exercise Amalgam Dart 15-2 at Eielson AFB, Alaska, May 27, 2015. The exercise spanned two forward operating locations in Canada’s Northwest Territories, two U.S. Air Force bases in Alaska, and a mobile radar site in Resolute, Nunavut, as well as the skies over much of the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s area of responsibility. Sims is a 92nd Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator from Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton)