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Okies support Navy during RIMPAC

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - Six U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets await refueling from a KC-135R Stratotanker belonging to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., during Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - Six U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets await refueling from a KC-135R Stratotanker belonging to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., during Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Brian Doss and Maj. Cory Glenn, pilots with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., along with Staff Sgt. Tyler Sorrels, a KC-135R Stratotanker boom operator, fly an aerial refueling mission over the Pacific Ocean at Rim of the Pacific 2016, delivering 49,700 lbs. of fuel to six U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets and two Canadian CF-18 Hornets. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Air Force video by Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - A U.S. Navy F-18 Hornet receives fuel from a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., while three more jets await refueling as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - A U.S. Navy F-18 Hornet receives fuel from a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., while three more jets await refueling as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

160720-F-EW270-219 JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (July 20, 2016) A U.S. Navy F-18 Hornet prepares to receive fuel from a KC-135R Stratotanker assigned to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla during Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

160720-F-EW270-219 JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (July 20, 2016) A U.S. Navy F-18 Hornet prepares to receive fuel from a KC-135R Stratotanker assigned to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla during Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

160720-F-EW270-181 JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (July 20, 2016) A refueling drogue from a KC-135R assigned to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., flies high over the Pacific Ocean while refueling a Navy F-18 Hornet as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

160720-F-EW270-181 JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (July 20, 2016) A refueling drogue from a KC-135R assigned to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., flies high over the Pacific Ocean while refueling a Navy F-18 Hornet as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

160720-F-EW270-112 JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (July 20, 2016) U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tyler Sorrels, a KC-135R Stratotanker boom operator assigned to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., prepares the refueling boom to offload 49,700 lbs. of fuel to six U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets and two Canadian CF-18 Hornets over the Pacific Ocean as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

160720-F-EW270-112 JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (July 20, 2016) U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tyler Sorrels, a KC-135R Stratotanker boom operator assigned to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., prepares the refueling boom to offload 49,700 lbs. of fuel to six U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets and two Canadian CF-18 Hornets over the Pacific Ocean as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - U.S. Air Force Maj. Brian Doss, pilot with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., flies a KC-135R Stratotanker refueling mission over the Pacific Ocean as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. During the flight, the team from Tinker offloaded 49,700 lbs. of fuel to six U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets and two Canadian CF-18 Hornets. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - U.S. Air Force Maj. Brian Doss, pilot with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., flies a KC-135R Stratotanker refueling mission over the Pacific Ocean as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. During the flight, the team from Tinker offloaded 49,700 lbs. of fuel to six U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets and two Canadian CF-18 Hornets. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - Tech Sgt. Michael Dunning, crew chief with the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., performs a nose landing gear inspection following an aerial refueling mission as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - Tech Sgt. Michael Dunning, crew chief with the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., performs a nose landing gear inspection following an aerial refueling mission as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - Tech Sgt. Michael Dunning, crew chief with the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., performs a nose landing gear inspection following an aerial refueling mission as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - Tech Sgt. Michael Dunning, crew chief with the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., performs a nose landing gear inspection following an aerial refueling mission as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

160917-EW270-084 JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (July 19, 2016) U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Nathalie Hamilton, a crew chief with the 507th Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., walks the along a wing of a KC-135R Stratotanker as part of a thru-flight inspection during Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)
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160917-EW270-084 JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (July 19, 2016) U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Nathalie Hamilton, a crew chief with the 507th Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., walks the along a wing of a KC-135R Stratotanker as part of a thru-flight inspection during Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Nathalie Hamilton and Tech Sgt. Michael Dunning, crew chiefs with the 507th Maintenance Squadron, place wheel chocks on a KC-135R Stratotanker following a refueling mission as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)
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JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Nathalie Hamilton and Tech Sgt. Michael Dunning, crew chiefs with the 507th Maintenance Squadron, place wheel chocks on a KC-135R Stratotanker following a refueling mission as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - U.S. Air Force maintenance crews with the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., prepare to recover the KC-135R Stratotanker pictured landing overhead following an aerial refueling mission as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)
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JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - U.S. Air Force maintenance crews with the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., prepare to recover the KC-135R Stratotanker pictured landing overhead following an aerial refueling mission as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo\Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - Six U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets await refueling from a KC-135R Stratotanker belonging to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., during Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)

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