Refuel Flight - Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles get in formation behind a KC-135 Stratotanker after refueling over Ohio, on 15 June 2018. The Strike Eagles are with the 4th Fighter Wing and the Stratotanker is with the 121st Air Refueling Wing. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Tiffany A. Emery.
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-- Small Wars Manual, 1940
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