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  • Tankers “Refuel the Fight” during Polar Roar

    Responding to the nation’s call, four McConnell KC-135 Stratotanker aircrews refueled two B-52 Stratofortresses over Minnesota and Canada July 31, 2016, as part of operation Polar Roar.Tanker support for these bomber training missions help demonstrate our ability to support U.S. Strategic Command’s

  • McConnell KC-135s refuel B-52s

    A B-52 Stratofortress soars above Minnesota enroute to Polar Roar, July, 31, 2016. Polar Roar is a mission held in the Arctic Circle that demonstrates flexible and vigilant long-range global-strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Thornbury)