35 Millions Pounds Of Fuel In Four Months


A flight crew from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron guides a KC-10 Extender, also from the 908th EARS, for a landing at a non-disclosed base in Southwest Asia on June 2nd, 2010.

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Credit: 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, June2nd, 2010, Southwest Asia

According to statistics from Mr. Yancy Mailes, 380th AEW historian, KC-10’s assigned to the 908th EARS – and the Airmen who support and fly them – flew more than 230 missions off-loading nearly 35 million pounds of fuel to more than 2,100 aircraft from January through April 2010.

The wing is comprised of four groups and 12 squadrons and the wing’s deployed mission includes air refueling, surveillance and reconnaissance in support of overseas contingency operations in Southwest Asia.


*** Posted on June 29th, 2010