Technical Sgt. Casey Lackie, 349th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator, connects his boom and refuels a KC-46A Pegasus over the skies of Kansas during Operation SHIMA PRIDE Nov. 30. Operation SHIMA PRIDE is the latest demonstration of Agile Combat Employment or ACE. The exercise simulated day and night combat operations with aircraft commanders making decisions in a dynamic environment. The team tested themselves in hot-pit refueling, dual-defueling and off-site servicing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. John Gordinier)
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