Staff Sgt. Bruce Freed

by Staff Sgt. Peter Reft
18th Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Bruce Freed, 909th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator, spots an aircraft during approach procedures during air-to-air refueling operations over the vicinity of the East China Sea Sept. 18, 2017. The 909th ARS conducted refueling operations with 37th Expeditionary Bomber Squadron B-1B Lancers, assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.. This type of training enhances interoperability between wings and enables stronger integration of forces protecting U.S. and allied interests throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific Theater.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Reft)

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