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Photo of U.S. Air Force Airmen boarding a commercial KDC-10 aircraft
231106-F-XO977-1204.JPG Photo By: Airman 1st Class Chase Verzaal

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea - U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Catalina Waller, 51st Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance craftsman, boards a commercial KDC‐10 tanker aircraft prior to take‐off at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Nov. 6, 2023. The aircraft can carry 247,000 pounds of fuel for refueling plus up to 100,000 pounds of freight or passenger payload. Over 40 participating members of Commando Sling 23 boarded this aircraft and took part in the first ever Air Force contracted aerial refueling of their fighter aircraft, highlighting the innovative initiatives for problem resolution. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Verzaal)


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