KC-10 Extender conducts aerial refueling to support aircraft participating in Northern Edge 2017
A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle with 46th Test Wing based at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, disconnects from the fuel boom of a U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender during an aerial refueling operation over the Joint Pacific-Alaska Range Complex in support of Northern Edge 2017, May 11, 2017. The exercise is Alaska’s largest and premier joint training exercise designed to practice operations, techniques and procedures as well as enhance interoperability among the services. The exercise provides real-world proficiency in detection and tracking of units at sea, in the air and on land and response to multiple crises in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andy Martinez)