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Buffs and Extenders: The Strike Eagle perspective

Buffs and Extenders: The Strike Eagle perspective

A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., receives fuel from a KC-10 Extender during a bomber task force mission over the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, Jan. 27, 2021. The bomber deployment underscores the U.S. military's commitment to regional security and demonstrates a unique ability to rapidly deploy on short notice. The B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that is capable of flying at high subsonic speeds at altitudes of up to 50,000 feet and provides the United States with a global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride)

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Staff Sgt. Trevor McBride

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F-15, B-52, Air Force, KC-10, Bomber Task Force, BTF

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