An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Planes over water

AIR FORCE PHOTOS

Underneath it all

Tech. Sgt. Joseph Perez, 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs pre-flight checks on a KC-135 Stratotanker in support of North American Aerospace Defense Command's Operation Noble Defender at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, June 29, 2022. The exercise is an integrated air and missile defense operation designed to ensure the defense and security of the northern and southern approaches to North America. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Cook)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Alexander Cook
VIRIN: 220629-F-D0430-9003.JPG
FULL SIZE: 2.23 MB
Additional Details

CAMERA

NIKON Z 6

LENS

24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

35/10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/320

ISO

200

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at https://www.dimoc.mil/resources/limitations, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.