100th Air Refueling Wing supports annual Allied Strike exercise
RAF MILDENHALL, England -- Tanker crews from the 100th Air Refueling Wing just wrapped up participation in the multinational exercise Allied Strike, which ran from Aug. 2 to 5.

RAF MILDENHALL, England -- Tanker crews from the 100th Air Refueling Wing just wrapped up participation in the multinational exercise Allied Strike, which ran from Aug. 2 to 5.

In total, four jets flew eight sorties over the European continent, offloading more than 191,000 pounds of jet fuel to more than 35 receiver aircraft from the United States, Belgian and German air forces. KC-135s from the 100th ARW spent nearly 40 hours airborne ensuring the fighters involved in Allied Strike got the gas they needed.

Recipient aircraft included F-16s from the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, and the Belgian air force, and Tornados from the German air force.

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