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Refueling the F-35B Lightning II with VMGR-352

An AV-8B Harrier with Marine Attack Squadron 211, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, refuels during fixed-wing aerial refueling training over eastern California, Aug. 27. This training teaches pilots and air crew to refuel an aircraft without landing using a KC-130J Super Hercules, thus extending the operational capability of the aircraft during combat missions. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Michael Thorn)

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This work, Refueling the F-35B Lightning II with VMGR-352 [Image 4 of 7], by Cpl Raquel Barraza, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.27.2013

Date Posted:08.27.2013 20:00

Photo ID:1004231



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