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A KC-135 Stratotanker soars above McConnell Air Force Base, Kan, Dec. 18, 2018. The KC-135 has been refueling U.S. Air Force and ally aircraft for more than 62 years, enabling rapid global reach. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)

A KC-135 Stratotanker approaches the runway at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan, Dec. 18, 2018. The KC-135 is a force multiplier by mfurthering long-range bombers reach and keeping fighters on target longer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)

A KC-135 Stratotanker soars above McConnell Air Force Base, Kan, Dec. 18, 2018. The KC-135 has been refueling U.S. Air Force and ally aircraft for more than 62 years, enabling rapid global reach. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)

A KC-135 Stratotanker aircrew descends to the runway at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan, Dec. 18, 2018. Aircrews practice their approch and landings repeatedly to perfect their abilities of manuevering the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)

A KC-135 Stratotanker soars above McConnell Air Force Base, Kan, Dec. 18, 2018. The KC-135 has been refueling U.S. Air Force and ally aircraft for more than 62 years, enabling rapid global reach. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)

A KC-135 Stratotanker approaches the runway at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan, Dec. 18, 2018. The KC-135 is a force multiplier by furthering long-range bombers reach and keeping fighters on target longer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)

A KC-135 Stratotanker soars above McConnell Air Force Base, Kan, Dec. 18, 2018. The KC-135 has been refueling U.S. Air Force and ally aircraft for more than 62 years, enabling rapid global reach. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)

A KC-135 Stratotanker soars above McConnell Air Force Base, Kan, Dec. 18, 2018. The KC-135 has been refueling U.S. Air Force and ally aircraft for more than 62 years, enabling rapid global reach. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- A KC-135 Stratotanker approaches the runway at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan, Dec. 18, 2018. The KC-135 is a force multiplier by mfurthering long-range bombers reach and keeping fighters on target longer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)