Boom operator reaches 5,000 flying hours

A B-1 Lancer assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas pulls away from a KC-135 Statotanker assigned to McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, Dec. 14, 2017, while flying over Texas. The KC-135’s primary function is aerial refueling, but it can also be used for airlift and medical evacuations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker
VIRIN: 171214-F-JA727-0188.JPG
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