McConnell's refueling mission remains steady despite government shutdown

Senior Airman Travis Moore, 350th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., maneuvers the boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker and makes contact with the receptacle of a C-17 Globemaster III from the 437th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. , Oct. 4, 2013 during a refueling mission over Kentucky. Moore is an Oklahoma City, Okla., native and one of more than 130 boom operators assigned to the 22nd Air Refueling Wing. Despite a week of partial government shutdown, McConnell’s flying operations continued as scheduled, to support air mobility, airlift and national security. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jess Lockoski)

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