U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Patricia Kibui, 9th Air Refueling Squadron Aviation Resource Management, photographs a KC-10 Extender approaching the boom over Northern California, Feb. 15, 2022. Kibui was one of fifteen crew members who flew a heritage flight, honoring Black service members and aviators. In recognition of Black History Month, an all-black aircrew conducted air-refueling exercises to support training requirements. The U.S. Congress passed Public Law 99-244 designating each February as “National Black (Afro-American) History Month” Feb. 11, 1986. (U.S. Air Force photo by (Senior Airman Karla Parra)
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