B-2 Spirit Bomber gas and go
509th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel distribution operators from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, conduct a hot-pit refueling on a B-2 Spirit Bomber at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii Jan. 22, 2019. Hot-pit refueling is a method of refueling an aircraft without shutting down the engines. Three B-2 bombers and more than 200 Airmen deployed here in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s Bomber Task Force mission. Bomber aircraft regularly rotate through the Indo-Pacific region to integrate capabilities with key regional partners and maintain a high state of aircrew proficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Barley)

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Photo by: Senior Airman Thomas Barley |  VIRIN: 190123-F-WU042-0004.JPG