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Sumos conducts aerial refueling training with Thunderbolts, Green Knights
171026-M-ZZ999-0022.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Gabriela Garcia-Herrera

Oct 27, 2017
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan - U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Chance Trombetti, a KC-130J Hercules pilot and aircraft commander with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 based out of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Japan, pilots a KC-130J Hercules during a nighttime aerial refueling training operation, Oct. 26, 2017. The training consisted of refueling the air station’s F-35B Lightning II aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 and F/A-18C Hornets with VMFA-251 based out of MCAS Iwakuni. This training was conducted at night to improve operational readiness and enhance pilot proficiency.


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