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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Zachariah Ploeger, 6th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, conducts a refueling system check inside a KC-10 Extender at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 2, 2018. The boom operator is responsible for ensuring safe refueling with receiver aircraft thousands of feet above the ground. Ploeger and eight aircrew members provided refueling support for two F-15C Eagle aircraft in-route to Misawa Air Base, Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman
VIRIN: 180602-F-YM354-0077.JPG
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