Checkered Flag 21-2 Aerial Refueling
A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over the Gulf of Mexico during Checkered Flag 21-2, May 12, 2021. Checkered Flag is a large-scale aerial exercise designed to integrate fourth and fifth-generation airframes to enhance mobility, deployment, and employment capabilities of aviators and maintainers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stefan Alvarez)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Stefan Alvarez |  VIRIN: 210512-F-MG692-0329.JPG